Definition of disapproval in English:


Syllabification: dis·ap·prov·al
Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈpro͞ov(ə)l


Possession or expression of an unfavorable opinion: Jill replied with a hint of disapproval in her voice
More example sentences
  • Yesterday's Senate expression of disapproval was a good sign, but will die in the House.
  • The diplomat explained that people were booing, an expression of disapproval.
  • She first arrived in London in the mid-Sixties, in no doubt of her father's disapproval and contempt.
disapprobation, objection, dislike;
dissatisfaction, disfavor, displeasure, distaste;
criticism, censure, condemnation, denunciation, deprecation
informal thumbs down

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