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disapproval

dis·ap·prov·al

disapproval

 
pronunciation:
dIs pru vl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of censuring or condemning, or the opinion that something should be condemned.
She said nothing about their behavior, but her disapproval was apparent.
antonyms:
admiration, approval
similar words:
censure, denunciation, objection
definition 2: a refusal to approve; rendering of a negative opinion.
Their request was met with disapproval by the committee.
antonyms:
sympathy
similar words:
blackball, disfavor, reproach
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