disapproving


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expressing or manifesting disapproval

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Behind the gold-rimmed spectacles of Master Bean there shone a softer look than usual, a look rather complacent than disapproving.
said Richard, strongly disapproving of his having drawn one of Ada's tresses through his yellow hand.
She found herself strongly disapproving of what Mr.
The walk was not without its trials, however; for while it did Tom's heart good to see the cordial respect paid to his father, it tried his patience sorely to see also inquisitive or disapproving glances fixed upon himself when hats were lifted to his father, and to hear the hearty "Good day, Mr.
Felicity was very hard on her, and Aunt Janet was coldly disapproving, but sweet Cecily forgave her unreservedly, and they walked to the school that night with their arms about each other's waists as usual.
She censured her, not for disapproving of the engagement, but for throwing over her disapproval a veil of mystery.
Breakfast, for the first five minutes, was a silent meal; then Miss Polly, her disapproving eyes following the airy wings of two flies darting here and there over the table, said sternly:
Mr Verloc, after a grunt of disapproving surprise, returned to the sofa.
You're too milk and watery with our friend, you are indeed,' remonstrated Silas, with a disapproving shake of his wooden head.
Uncle Glegg, who regarded himself as a jocose man since he had retired from business, was beginning to find Bob amusing, but he had still a disapproving observation to make, which kept his face serious.
Opinions of Congress are even lower, with just 8% approving of the job being done by lawmakers and 81% disapproving.
Congress does even worse, with 11 percent giving good grades and 72 percent disapproving - including 49 percent who disapprove strongly.
Obama's handling of the situation in Syria is overwhelmingly unpopular, with 53 percent of respondents disapproving and 31 percent approving.
Americans also frowned on how then-House Speaker Pelosi handled the matter of interrogation techniques used against terrorism suspects, with 47% disapproving of her role -- higher than any other actor in that drama.
Nearly 51 percent of Americans approve of the way Biden is handling his job, with 39 percent disapproving.