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disapprobation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disapprobation

  1. refusal to accept as right or desirable <there was widespread disapprobation of their mixed marriage in that narrow-minded community> Synonyms deprecation, disapproval, discountenance, disesteem, disfavor, dislike, displeasureRelated Words disrelish, distaste; rejection, thumbs-down; blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation; antagonism, antipathy, hostility; belittlement, disparagement, objection, oppositionNear Antonyms acclaim, commendation, praise; endorsement (also indorsement), sanction, thumbs-up; empathy, sympathyAntonyms approbation, approval, favor




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