Synonyms for disapprovalˌdɪs əˈpru vəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapproval(noun)

    a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    approval, blessing, commendation, approving

  2. disapproval(noun)

    the expression of disapproval

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    approving, approval, commendation, blessing

  3. disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapproval(noun)

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disapproval, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    blessing, approval, commendation, approving

  4. disapproval(noun)

    the act of disapproving or condemning

    Synonyms:
    disfavour, dislike, disfavor

    Antonyms:
    blessing, approval, commendation, approving

Wiktionary

  1. disapproval(noun)

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation

    Antonyms:
    approval

  2. disapproval(noun)

    The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation

    Antonyms:
    approval

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disapproval

    Blame, censure, and disapproval may either be felt or uttered; comment, criticism, rebuke, reflection, reprehension, and reproof are always expressed. The same is true of admonition and animadversion. Comment and criticism may be favorable as well as censorious; they imply no superiority or authority on the part of him who utters them; nor do reflection or reprehension, which are simply turning the mind back upon what is disapproved. Reprehension is supposed to be calm and just, and with good intent; it is therefore a serious matter, however mild, and is capable of great force, as expressed in the phrase severe reprehension. Reflection is often from mere ill feeling, and is likely to be more personal and less impartial than reprehension; we often speak of unkind or unjust reflections. Rebuke, literally a stopping of the mouth, is administered to a forward or hasty person; reproof is administered to one intentionally or deliberately wrong; both words imply authority in the reprover, and direct expression of disapproval to the face of the person rebuked or reproved. Reprimand is official censure formally administered by a superior to one under his command. Animadversion is censure of a high, authoritative, and somewhat formal kind. Rebuke may be given at the outset, or in the midst of an action; animadversion, reflection, reprehension, reproof, always follow the act; admonition is anticipatory, and meant to be preventive. Check is allied to rebuke, and given before or during action; chiding is nearer to reproof, but with more of personal bitterness and less of authority. Compare CONDEMN; REPROVE.

    Synonyms:
    admonition, animadversion, blame, censure, check, chiding, comment, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, objurgation, rebuke, reflection, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reproof, reproval, upbraiding

    Antonyms:
    applause, approbation, approval, commendation, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, praise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disapproval(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disapprobation


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