disapprobation

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

noun

disapproval; condemnation.

Nearby words

  1. disappoint,
  2. disappointed,
  3. disappointing,
  4. disappointment,
  5. disappointment, cape,
  6. disapproval,
  7. disapprove,
  8. disapproving,
  9. disarm,
  10. disarmament

Origin of disapprobation

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

Related formsself-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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Word Origin and History for disapprobation

disapprobation

n.

1640s; see dis- + approbation.

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