Also ap·pro·ba·to·ry [uh-proh-buh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈproʊ bəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.
Origin of approbative
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Examples from the Web for approbative
A small victory thus won acts on them like the good dinner to the Alimentive man, or flattery to the Approbative person.The Psychology of Salesmanship
William Walker Atkinson
And the approbative shouts of his half-intoxicated auditors filled his simple soul with delight and pride.Almayer's Folly