Definition of 'disapproval'
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The doctors at least would soon find out and they would express their disapproval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three other Team Sky doctors reportedly expressed their subsequent disapproval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The aftermath of a divorce is the wrong time for the church to express disapproval. Christianity Today (2000)They show net disapproval of government policy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His childhood sounds like a nightmare of bigotry and parental disapproval. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This combination of respect and sadness is a form of moral disapproval. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Why do masterpieces so often draw a chorus of public disapproval? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other voices in the dugout expressed disapproval. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The crowd showed their disapproval with a chorus of boos at the end. The Sun (2009)And then it must deal with the prejudice and the moral disapproval that surrounds the issue. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Public disapproval is certainly pointing to a genuine problem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Letters from women to their husbands were highly deferential and did not usually give advice or express disapproval. America Past and Present (1995)There is a huge gulf between disapproval and strong moral condemnation and the right to make a decisive intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At least he didn't have the usual pressures of parental disapproval to deal with. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You are always forthright and direct... both in approval and disapproval. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)We've reminded them of their obligations and expressed our strong disapproval. The Sun (2015)She blamed herself for having tried to raise him without a father, to the disapproval of society. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Fear of rejection or of parental disapproval may have made them anxious to please by being grown-up and independent at a young age. Coping with Bulimia (1987)I had just published my autobiography, which met with universal disapproval. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But you may feel their disapproval, their coldness, their jealousy. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)
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Translations for 'disapproval'
British English: disapproval NOUN
If you feel or show disapproval of something or someone, you feel or show that you do not approve of them.
His action had been greeted with almost universal disapproval.
Definition of disapproval from the Collins English Dictionary
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