disapprobation

[dis-ap-ruh-bey-shuh n]
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Origin of disapprobation

First recorded in 1640–50; dis-1 + approbation
Related formsself-dis·ap·pro·ba·tion, noun
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Related Words for disapprobation

objection, condemnation, censure, boycott, disfavor, dislike

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British Dictionary definitions for disapprobation

disapprobation

noun
  1. moral or social disapproval
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Word Origin and History for disapprobation
n.

1640s; see dis- + approbation.

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