Synonyms and Antonyms of approvingly
in an approving manner <she smiled approvingly at the child who was performing onstage> Synonyms appreciatively, admiringly, complimentarily, favorably, positivelyRelated Words lovingly, regardfully, respectfully; reverently, worshipfullyNear Antonyms captiously, hypercritically; deploringly, disdainfully, scornfully, unflatteringlyAntonyms adversely, disapprovingly, negatively, unfavorably
Seen and Heard
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