disapprove

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Synonyms for disapprove

condemn

Synonyms

turn down

Antonyms

Synonyms for disapprove

to have or express an unfavorable opinion of

Synonyms for disapprove

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Honeychurch disapproved of music, declaring that it always left her daughter peevish, unpractical, and touchy.
He thought also [1268a] that they should not pass sentence by votes; but that every one should bring with him a tablet, on which he should write, that he found the party guilty, if it was so, but if not, he should bring a plain tablet; but if he acquitted him of one part of the indictment but not of the other, he should express that also on the tablet; for he disapproved of that general custom already established, as it obliges the judges to be guilty of perjury if they determined positively either on the one side or the other.
Winterbourne took for granted that she deeply disapproved of the projected excursion; but he said to himself that she was a simple, easily managed person, and that a few deferential protestations would take the edge from her displeasure.
Cronshaw was astute enough to know that the young man disapproved of him, and he attacked his philistinism with an irony which was sometimes playful but often very keen.
Both were talking and listening too eagerly and too naturally, which was why Anna Pavlovna disapproved.
Told me she entirely disapproved of people marrying more than once, so I feel quite safe about poor Augustus.
Their ardor alternated between a vague ideal and the common yearning of womanhood; so that the one was disapproved as extravagance, and the other condemned as a lapse.
You say that as though there were something in the manner of his life of which you disapproved.
Vasili Andreevich shook his head disapprovingly at what Nikita was doing, as in general he disapproved of the peasant's stupidity and lack of education, and he began to settle himself down for the night.
Nevertheless, while she disapproved of them, the strength of their utterance, and the flashing of eyes and earnestness of face that accompanied them, always thrilled her and drew her toward him.
Perhaps she disapproved of free trade in generous sentiment.
Rose did not know half the danger of such gifts and tastes as Charlie's, but felt instinctively that something must be wrong if Archie disapproved.
Alexey Alexandrovitch was in principle in favor of the publicity of legal proceedings, though for some higher official considerations he disliked the application of the principle in Russia, and disapproved of it, as far as he could disapprove of anything instituted by authority of the Emperor.
Overall, 72 percent said they disapproved of shutting down government over the president's health care law, as compared to 25 percent who approved.
Since 2009, a majority of Republicans have strongly disapproved of Obama's performance, ranging between 58% and 75%.