disapproval

[ dis-uh-proo-vuhl ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈpru vəl /

noun

the act or state of disapproving; a condemnatory feeling, look, or utterance; censure: stern disapproval.

Origin of disapproval

First recorded in 1655–65; dis-1 + approval

Related forms

self-dis·ap·prov·al, noun
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disapproval

/ (ˌdɪsəˈpruːvəl) /

noun

the act or a state or feeling of disapproving; censure; condemnation
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