disapprove


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disapprove

(Condemn), verb admonish, animadvert, belittle, berate, brand, call to account, cast aspersions on, cast blame upon, castigate, cavil, censure, chastise, chide, criticize, debase, declaim against, decry, denounce, deprecate, discommend, discountenance, discredit, disfavor, dislike, disparage, dispraise, dress down, exclaim against, excoriate, find fault with, fulminate against, hold up to execration, hold up to reprobation, impeach, impugn, malign, muckrake, not take kindly to, object to, objurgate, pass censure upon, pass unfavorable judgment upon, rebuke, regard as wrong, regard with blame, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprobate, repudiate, revile, run down, scold, set oneself against, sully, take a dim view of, take exception to, take to task, think ill of, think reprehensible, think wrong, upbraid, view with disfavor, vilipend

disapprove

(Reject), verb abnegate, be against, be contrary, be opposed to, boycott, come in conflict with, condemnare, confute, contradict, contravene, controvert, debunk, decline to sanction, demur, deny, deprecate, dissccord with, disagree with, disallow, disavow, disclaim, dispute, gainsay, go against, negate, negative, not abide, not accept, not admit, not approve, not consider, not counnenance, not have any part of, not support, object, oppose, pass up, protest, rebuff, refuse, refuse assent to, refuse connent, refuse to confirm, refuse to ratify, refuse to receive, refuse to sanction, reject as inadmissable, renounce, repel, repudiate, resist, scorn, set aside, shun, side against, speak against, spurn, stand against, take exception, take exceppion to, turn away, turn down, turn from, veto, vote against, vote down, withhold approval from, withhold one's assent, withhold permission
See also: abrogate, annul, ban, blame, cavil, censor, censure, challenge, complain, condemn, conflict, confront, contemn, counter, counteract, criticize, decry, demur, denounce, deprecate, disaccord, disagree, disallow, discommend, disfavor, dissent, enjoin, except, expostulate, fault, fight, forbid, impeach, object, oppose, protest, rebuke, refuse, reject, remonstrate, renounce, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, spurn
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It's only right that you shouldn't disapprove of me.
But she was unreasonable enough, nevertheless, to disapprove of his attempting to make money already out of the house in which his brother had died.
I thought you would disapprove of it, sir," said Benjamin, in his mild and moderate way.
They will not greatly disapprove, dear Gilbert,' said she, earnestly kissing my hand; 'they cannot, when they know you, or, if they could, they would not be true friends - I should not care for their estrangement.
I do not disapprove the taste of my sister; nor will I doubt but that she is equally the object of his inclinations.
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.
The poll, conducted on behalf of The Israel Project (TIP) by Olive Tree Strategies and released today, found that pluralities of voters disapprove of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) announced earlier this month in Vienna, and they want their lawmakers to vote down the deal and keep sanctions against Tehran in place.
Those in support are more likely to be male and have a university education, but the percentage of those who disapprove appears to be unrelated to education level.
The largest segment of Americans today, 39%, strongly disapprove of Obama's job performance, while 14% moderately disapprove.
With only 40 percent Americans approving the caliber of their own representatives, the number of Americans who disapprove of their own Congress members has risen beyond 50 percent for the first time in 25 years, reported Politico.
Congress does even worse, with 11 percent giving good grades and 72 percent disapproving - including 49 percent who disapprove strongly.
Suspicion in those who breastfeed and the number of breastfeeding does not disapprove breastfeeding because in Shari 'ah the approved is what commonly followed and disapproving what is approved cannot confirmed but by an evidence {AL-Qahtani 2010}.