disapproval

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[ US /dɪsəˈpɹuvəɫ/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɐpɹˈuːvə‍l/ ]
NOUN
  1. a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
  2. the expression of disapproval
  3. an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
  4. the act of disapproving or condemning
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How To Use disapproval In A Sentence

  • ‘If lying is wrong, then he will lie,’ has an antecedent whose embedded content is the same as a statement predicating the property on which the speakers moral disapproval supervenes.
  • The chorus of disapproval is as diverse as the new law is excluding. Times, Sunday Times
  • The first is dysphemism, the deliberate use of an offensive word to indicate disapproval. Times, Sunday Times
  • I had just published my autobiography, which met with universal disapproval. Times, Sunday Times
  • And in this scrutiny and disapproval my issues with class and otherness have resurfaced, again in relation to an academic environment.
  • She often used the term pedal or pedalo-French slang for a homosexual-draping it with condescension, pity, and disapproval. Jezebel
  • As I tucked into this steaming Bunter-sized platter out on the darkening waters, I swear I heard the seals give a loud bark of disapproval.
  • Both the speaker and his speech were drowned out by the disapproval of the crowd.
  • Both the speaker and his speech were drowned out by the disapproval of the crowd.
  • His childhood sounds like a nightmare of bigotry and parental disapproval. Times, Sunday Times
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