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- n. the act of shaking one's head, in disagreement or disapproval
- n. disagreement or disapproval
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement
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There is, however, a fine line, a careful balance, between communicating inspiration and enthusiasm, and generating the kind of headshaking and 'blistering comments' Greer picked up at the back of the hall.
More and more, I think this is the answer to all the truly headshaking things I see coming out of the left.
You have the optimism of Bill Richards and the fingers-in-the-ears headshaking of Peter Kafka.
They'll be met with a lot of clucking and headshaking and a great big unspoken "I told you so."
For most it's a Paris Hilton-like accident or undeserved in a headshaking way.
Back at Prairie Lodge last week, under the peaks of Baldy and Old Scab, Douglas and his bride appeared blissfully unconcerned by the headshaking on the Potomac.
Come across any headshaking numbers or stupefying statistics lately?
These huge projected population numbers are absolutely headshaking, as they will have terrible social and environmental effects.
As for the parade, I got a lot of 'aiyahs' and headshaking/fingerwaving.
Some headshaking for a media that, in general, is not rallying the troops to protect and advocate for those who bring some sunshine to the dark corners of this administration.
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