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synonyms for disapproval

  • censure
  • criticism
  • denunciation
  • discontent
  • dislike
  • displeasure
  • dissatisfaction
  • objection
  • blackball
  • blame
  • boo
  • boycott
  • brickbat
  • castigation
  • catcall
  • deprecation
  • disapprobation
  • disfavor
  • disparagement
  • hiss
  • nix
  • opprobrium
  • ostracism
  • reproach
  • reproof
  • stricture
  • vitriol
  • zing
  • black list
  • call down
  • slap on wrist
  • thumbs down
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antonyms for disapproval

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  • approval
  • compliment
  • happiness
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • satisfaction
  • commendation
  • agreement
  • endorsement
  • sanction
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How to use disapproval in a sentence

I would conjecture that 90% of ad disapprovals occur from honest advertisers who don't even realize one of their products is prohibited or there is an issue on the site.
GOOGLE’S THREE-STRIKES AD POLICY ISN’T THE PROBLEM, IT’S POLICY APPLICATION THAT WORRIES ADVERTISERSGEORGE NGUYENJULY 23, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Under this formative cloud of disapproval and a lifetime of pressure to conform to entrenched standards of beauty and behavior, Roosevelt evolved into a fierce, politically savvy intellectual.
HOW GREENWICH VILLAGE SHAPED ELEANOR ROOSEVELTKAREN TUCKERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In reaction to the recent arrests, prominent human rights groups have expressed their disapproval of LGBTQ human rights abuses in Ghana.
STATE DEPARTMENT URGES GHANA TO PROTECT LGBTQ RIGHTS AFTER ACTIVISTS ARRESTPRINCE CHINGARANDEMAY 25, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Either way, the community the sneaker drew its inspiration from was excluded from a chance to buy it, incurring the disapproval of some in South Africa.
WHY SOUTH AFRICANS ARE UPSET ADIDAS ISN’T SELLING THIS ONE SHOE TO THEMMARC BAINMAY 23, 2021QUARTZ
Complicating matters further is the fact that a disapproval resolution like Sanders’s, though privileged, remains in the purview of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for up to 10 days.
SEN. BERNIE SANDERS TO INTRODUCE RESOLUTION OF DISAPPROVAL ON $735 MILLION U.S. ARMS SALE TO ISRAELJACQUELINE ALEMANY, KAROUN DEMIRJIANMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The reason people joined the movement, despite official disapproval, was that the lifestyle of Jesus’ followers was hugely attractive.
WHAT IS THE POINT OF CELEBRATING EASTER DURING A PANDEMIC?N.T. WRIGHTAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
During the same stretch, his disapproval rating has risen to 42 percent from 30 percent.
HOUSE SCRAPS PLANS FOR THURSDAY SESSION AFTER SECURITY OFFICIALS WARN OF POSSIBLE PLOT TO BREACH CAPITOLFELICIA SONMEZ, COLBY ITKOWITZ, JOHN WAGNERMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The chief architect of Sweden’s controversial response to the pandemic is losing the confidence of the people who are supposed to be following his advice, with even the nation’s monarch signaling his disapproval.
PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN SWEDEN’S CONTROVERSIAL COVID-RESPONSE ARCHITECT ‘IN A DOWNWARD SPIRAL’KDUNN6DECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
While the law can administer harsh penalties when it is flouted, disapproval is the only sanction etiquette has against rudeness, and this has often been dismissed as ridiculously weak.
MISS MANNERS: SHUNNING, SHAMING AND ‘CANCEL CULTURE’JUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The waning disapproval of premarital sex broadly tracks America’s waning religiosity.
1 IN 4 AMERICANS STILL OPPOSE PREMARITAL SEXSEAN BRASWELLOCTOBER 24, 2020OZY
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WORDS RELATED TO DISAPPROVAL

  • admonishment
  • admonition
  • blame
  • castigation
  • condemnation
  • disapproval
  • objection
  • obloquy
  • rebuke
  • remonstrance
  • reprehension
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reproof
  • stricture
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