disapprobation

[ dis-ap-ruh-bey-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɪs æp rəˈbeɪ ʃən /

noun

disapproval; condemnation.

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Origin of disapprobation

First recorded in 1640–50; dis-1 + approbation

OTHER WORDS FROM disapprobation

self-dis·ap·pro·ba·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disapprobation

disapprobation
/ (ˌdɪsæprəʊˈbeɪʃən) /

noun

moral or social disapproval
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