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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The latest figure was 41 points lower than the net +16 (44 percent approve, 27 percent disapprove, correctly rounded) posted in June 2014.
Overall, 34 percent approve and 40 percent disapprove of his work.
Majorities of both those who approve and those who disapprove of Trump do so strongly.
Likewise, net approval of the National ID system was extremely strong in both urban and rural areas, at +58 (76 percent approve, 18 percent disapprove) and +53 (70 percent approve, 17 percent disapprove), respectively.
Among Democrats, 83 percent disapprove of Trump's handling of the meeting, while among Republicans, 66 percent approve of his performance.
Also 42% believe quality of patient care will get worse; 51% say the media focuses on irrelevant healthcare issues; 56% disapprove of Trump's education policies; 58% disapprove of Trump's immigration policies; 41% approve of how Trump is handling the economy; 65% oppose defunding Planned Parenthood; and 58% oppose exemptions that allow employers to not cover birth control costs.
While Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of the nuclear deal, Gallup found in a separate poll taken in Iran that a clear majority of Iranian adults are optimistic about it.
(28% strongly disapprove, 28% disapprove, 23% neutral, 19% approve, 2% strongly approve.)
Whilst 42% of Egyptians agree to participation in aerial strikes against Houthi targets, 35% are undecided and 23% disapprove. 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.
"People always disapprove of me - when I marry, when I divorce, when I lose weight, when I put it back on.
The House has answered by saying that nursing infants from such milk does not disapprove the marriage of the daughter of the mother who has given this milk.
68% of the polled disapprove of the cabinet's retirement reform providing for a gradual increase of retirement age, which is going up by one year for both males and females in 2012.