approbative


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  • adj

Synonyms for approbative

expressing or manifesting praise or approval

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17) Something is good just in case it would be fitting to take an approbative attitude towards it, i.
He procured the approbative statements of such eminent soldiers as Generals Hunter Liggett, Robert L.
One could, after all, combine moral sentimentalism and divine command theory in the thesis that what it is right to do is what God commands, and that God commands what he does command simply because he has an approbative attitude toward it.
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country has garnered a good deal of approbative and insightful critical response.
Friedrich is also shown receiving approbative revelations of the type so often reported of women mystics--in which he learned, for instance, that he would eventually have a place in the sixth rank of heavenly angels.