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synonyms for approbation

  • admiration
  • approval
  • bells
  • consent
  • endorsement
  • esteem
  • favor
  • go-ahead
  • okay
  • permission
  • recognition
  • sanction
  • support
  • high regard
  • the nod
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antonyms for approbation

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  • denial
  • disagreement
  • disapproval
  • disfavor
  • dislike
  • hatred
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • veto
  • criticism
  • disapprobation
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How to use approbation in a sentence

To lose a breath of the public approbation in his present state, were to give up fatally the only stay on which he rested.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This was a very strong expression of approbation, and an uncommonly hearty welcome from a person of Mr. Sikess temperament.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Many, therefore, who did not assent to all that the King had said, joined in a loud hum of approbation when he concluded.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
There he saw the ceremony of ordination performed, and expressed warm approbation of the Anglican ritual.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Shall he use any means to make his pleasure known, of which men, by giving obedience, will not testify their approbation?
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
To express to a friend deserved approbation is generally proper.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Barrington's perceptions seemed to grow clearer, and he asked a few pertinent questions before he nodded approbation.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
I now want onely my misters approbation, who is indeed, the most polite punctuall Queene of dressing in all Burgundy.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
Several members spoke in terms of approbation of the measure, and the motion was unanimously voted.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The approbation of their parents will afford such children far more pleasure than all their forbidden indulgences.
CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APPROBATION

  • PR
  • acclamation
  • acknowledgment
  • applause
  • approbation
  • celebration
  • cheering
  • clapping
  • commendation
  • exaltation
  • honor
  • kudos
  • pat on the back
  • pat on the head
  • plaudits
  • praise
  • puff
  • pumping up
  • rave
  • recognition
  • strokes
  • stroking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.