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1. disapproval

noun. ['dɪsəˈpruːvəl'] a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing.

Antonyms

  • liking

Etymology

  • approval (English)
  • -al (English)
  • dis- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Disapproval

  • removal
  • yuval
  • nouvel

Example sentences of the word disapproval


1. Noun, singular or mass
Typically, people use SMH as a way to get across a strong sense of disappointment or disapproval.

Quotes containing the word disapproval


1. Do you really mean to tell me the only reason you try to be good is to gain God's approval and reward, or to avoid his disapproval and punishment? That's not morality, that's just sucking up, apple-polishing, looking over your shoulder at the great surveillance camera in the sky, or the still small wiretap inside your head, monitoring your every move, even your every base though.
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

2. When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.
- Shannon L. Alder

3. Approval is overrated...Approval and disapproval alike satisfy those who deliver it more than those who receive it. I don't care for approval, and I don't mind doing without.
- Gregory Maguire

2. disapproval

noun. ['dɪsəˈpruːvəl'] the expression of disapproval.

Synonyms

  • content
  • condemnation
  • discouragement
  • unfavorable judgment
  • subject matter
  • criticism
  • substance
  • disapprobation

Antonyms

  • encouragement
  • approbation
  • hope
  • activator

Etymology

  • approval (English)
  • -al (English)
  • dis- (English)

3. disapproval

noun. ['dɪsəˈpruːvəl'] an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group.

Synonyms

  • tendency
  • dislike
  • disposition
  • doghouse
  • inclination
  • disfavor
  • disfavour

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection
  • acquittal

Etymology

  • approval (English)
  • -al (English)
  • dis- (English)

4. disapproval

noun. ['dɪsəˈpruːvəl'] the act of disapproving or condemning.

Synonyms

  • judgment
  • condemnation
  • disparagement
  • stigmatization
  • assessment
  • stigmatisation
  • judgement
  • branding

Antonyms

  • belief
  • unbelief
  • displeased
  • discontented

Etymology

  • approval (English)
  • -al (English)
  • dis- (English)
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