Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of disapproving; condemnation or censure.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Disapprobation; dislike; censure; adverse judgment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ approval

Examples

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  • His proposal was disapproved.

    March 22, 2007