Synonyms and Antonyms of approbatory
expressing approval the candidate's views on taxes received overwhelmingly approbatory nods from the conservative audience Synonyms of approbatory admiring, applauding, appreciative, favorable, approving, commendatory, complimentary, friendly, good, positiveWords Related to approbatory accepting, warm; encomiastic, eulogistic, flattering, hagiographic (also hagiographical), laudative, laudatory, panegyrical, praiseful; respectful, supportive, sympathetic; adoring, adulatory, idolizing, worshipful, worshipping (also worshiping); advisory, recommendatoryNear Antonyms of approbatory captious, carping, caviling (or cavilling), censuring, critical, faultfinding, hypercritical, overcritical; belittling, contemptuous, disdainful, disparaging, scornful, slightingAntonyms of approbatory adverse, depreciative, depreciatory, derogatory, disapproving, inappreciative, negative, unappreciative, uncomplimentary, unfavorable, unflattering, unfriendly
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