Examples of disapproval in a Sentence
I could sense her disapproval.
They made their disapproval of our behavior very clear.
Recent Examples of disapproval from the Web
While Friday’s sanctions did not require a public vote, the U.S. was eager for China to express its resounding disapproval of North Korea’s missile testing on the global stage.
Russia, who historically is often a deciding factor in security council votes, condemned DPRK behavior, but not without voicing continued disapproval of US military muscle flexing against North Korea.
The strategy does, however, enable the filmmakers to keep Bell in a bubble, inoculated from the disapproval her work received in subsequent years.
He's been willing to risk disapproval, engaging in an extraordinary scolding of close allies over their responsibility to pay for mutual defense.
But in all age groups, the idea enjoys at least slightly more support than disapproval.
A bipartisan group of 27 members of Congress has voiced its disapproval to the White House.
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First Known Use of disapproval
DISAPPROVAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disapproval for English Language Learners
: lack of approval : the belief that someone or something is bad or wrong
DISAPPROVAL Defined for Kids
Definition of disapproval for Students
: the feeling of not liking or agreeing with something or someone
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