verb (used with object), dis·ap·proved, dis·ap·prov·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·ap·proved, dis·ap·prov·ing.
- disappointment, cape,
Origin of disapprove
Examples from the Web for disapprove
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Some believe you need to be taught to disapprove of her morals and ethics.My Commencement Speech to Rutgers’ Geniuses: Go Forth and Fail|P. J. O’Rourke|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So why do we still love her but disapprove of all things GOOP?Why Do We Love Gisele Bundchen but Hate Gwyneth Paltrow?|Erin Cunningham|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women (53 percent) and suburbanites (58 percent) now disapprove of him, according to the latest CNN poll.Obama’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year|Lloyd Green|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The cherry on top for him: almost three quarters, 72 percent, disapprove of congressional Republicans.The Obama Charm Offensive: Inside His Session with the House GOP|David Catanese|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus Dorothy's fear that her mother might disapprove her choice was allayed for the time being.Dorothy|Evelyn Raymond
The parish did Disapprove, with a capital D, for the vote passed in the affirmative.Sabbath in Puritan New England|Alice Morse Earle
I trust you will not disapprove of my having invited two American gentlemen to join the party.Fairy Fingers|Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
I regret that I am constrained to disapprove an important appropriation bill so near the close of the present session of Congress.Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
It is absurd to disapprove of what one envies, or to wish a good thing were no more because it has passed out of our possession.And Even Now|Max Beerbohm