Definition of disapprobation in English:


Syllabification: dis·ap·pro·ba·tion
Pronunciation: /disˌaprəˈbāSHən


  • Strong disapproval, typically on moral grounds: she braved her mother’s disapprobation and slipped out to enjoy herself
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    • I would no more require a State to criminalize homosexual acts - or, for that matter, display any moral disapprobation of them - than I would forbid it to do so.
    • And when we have the ability to exercise force it allows us to leverage our power in direct proportion to the moral disapprobation of the rest of the world.
    • The moral disapprobation of the US did not faze the Indian leadership at all.

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