Thesaurus

disapproval

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disapproval

  1. refusal to accept as right or desirable thus far, every one of her boyfriends has met with her parents' disapproval Synonyms deprecation, disapprobation, discountenance, disesteem, disfavor, dislike, displeasure Related Words disrelish, distaste; rejection, thumbs-down; blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation; antagonism, antipathy, hostility; belittlement, disparagement, objection, opposition Near Antonyms acclaim, commendation, praise; endorsement (also indorsement), sanction, thumbs-up; empathy, sympathy Antonyms approbation, approval, favor



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up disapproval? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to state as an opinion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!