Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act of disapproving or condemning
  2. (noun, cognition) an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
  3. (noun, communication) the expression of disapproval
  4. (noun, feeling) a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing

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Synonyms of Disapproval

disfavor, disfavour, dislike

Antonyms of Disapproval


Origin of the word Disapproval

  1. 1660s, from disapprove + -al (2). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Disapproval

decipherable, decipherably, discoverable

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