HyperDic: disapproval

English > 4 senses of the word disapproval:
NOUNfeelingdisapprovala feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
communicationdisapprovalthe expression of disapproval
cognitiondisapproval, disfavor, disfavour, dislikean inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
actdisapprovalthe act of disapproving or condemning
disapproval > pronunciation
Soundsdihsahpruw'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > disapproval: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing.
BroaderdislikeA feeling of aversion or antipathy
OppositeapprovalA feeling of liking something or someone good
Verbsdisapproveconsider bad / bad or wrong
English > disapproval: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe expression of disapproval.
Narrowercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
disapprobation, condemnationAn expression of strong disapproval
discouragementThe expression of opposition and disapproval
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Oppositeapproval, commendationA message expressing a favorable opinion
Spanishcensura, condena, desaprobación, rechazo
Catalandesaprovació
English > disapproval: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to withhold approval from some person or group.
Synonymsdisfavor, disfavour, dislike
NarrowerdoghouseAn idiomatic term for being in disfavor
reprobationsevere disapproval
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishdesaprobación
Catalandesaprovació
English > disapproval: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of disapproving or condemning.
Narrowercondemnation(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging / judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
disparagement, dispraiseThe act of speaking contemptuously of
stigmatization, stigmatisation, brandingThe act of stigmatizing / stigmatizing
Broaderjudgment, judgement, assessmentThe act of judging / judging / judging or assessing a person or situation or event
Oppositeblessing, approval, approvingThe formal act of approving
Spanishdesaprobación
Catalandesaprovació
Verbsdisapprovedeem wrong or inappropriate

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