not countenanced

not countenanced

adjective disallowed, forbidden, illegitimate, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, not allowed, not approved, not blessed, not permitted, not proper, prohibited, proscribed, unapproved, uncertified, undue, unendorsed, unlawful, unlicensed, unsanctioned, unsuitable, unwarranted
Associated concepts: a deception not countenanced, a subbtantial departure not countenanced by law, mistake not countenanced, not countenanced by the courts, practices not countenanced by the courts
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At first he was tempted to chastise Numa; but, as the ape-man seldom permitted his temper to guide him in any direction not countenanced by reason, he quickly abandoned the idea.
To construe the statutory scheme of the OSP as not running afoul of Article I, Section 3 would require a strained construction of the Florida Constitution that is not countenanced under the law.