Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of disapproving; condemnation or censure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Disapprobation; dislike; censure; adverse judgment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of disapproving; disapprobation; dislike.
  • n. Synonyms See disapprobation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of disapproving or condemning
  • n. a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
  • n. the expression of disapproval
  • n. an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

Etymologies

dis- +‎ approval (Wiktionary)

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