- disapproval; condemnation.
Origin of disapprobation
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Examples from the Web for disapprobation
As for Ben, he was less afraid of a whipping than of his father's disapprobation.Biographical Stories
If it were repeated to-day there would be a shout of disapprobation.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)
The Doctor was still in this mood of disapprobation when John entered.Dr. Sevier
George W. Cable
Balfour squealed forth his disapprobation for upwards of an hour.
The Colonel, however, expressed no surprise and no disapprobation.Among the Pines
James R. Gilmore
- moral or social disapproval
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Word Origin and History for disapprobation
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