frown upon

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Synonyms for frown upon

look disapprovingly upon


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Inspector Jacks subsided into a bamboo chair and looked out of the window with a frown upon his forehead.
We frown upon football hooligans from England yet we love the work of Shakespeare," he said.
When DiMario's daughter is kidnaped, he has no idea what to do and may be forced to do things that his Lord would frown upon to defend the ones he loves from a sadistic group of people who out to destroy him.
How can we be expected to frown upon the ignorant who cheer on course when a horse falls when we have a bookmaker prepared to offer odds on that very eventuality?
Some ultra-Orthodox Jews frown upon Kabbalah being taught to non-Jews, particularly women.