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synonyms for disapproving

  • accusatory
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • chiding
  • complaining
  • condemnatory
  • condemning
  • critical
  • culpatory
  • denouncing
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • hypercritical
  • overcritical
  • reproaching
  • severe
  • grumbling
  • protesting
  • whining
  • accusing
  • bellyaching
  • bewailing
  • charging
  • deploring
  • discontented
  • dissenting
  • fretting
  • lamenting
  • moaning
  • mourning
  • murmuring
  • regretting
  • repining
  • weeping
  • critical
  • malcontent
  • peevish
  • querulous
  • resentful
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antonyms for disapproving

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  • complimentary
  • encouraging
  • flattering
  • laudatory
  • praising
              • cheerful
              • encouraging
              • happy
              • joyful
              • bright
              • brilliant
              • clear
              • distinct
              • favorable
              • good
              • intelligent
              • light
              • smart
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                How to use disapproving in a sentence

                She somehow felt like a confederate in crime, and tried to look severe and disapproving.
                THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
                When the reply came from Rome, disapproving of the action of the two prelates, Father Sevilla was released from prison.
                THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
                Gwynne was standing in his doorway, looking more asleep than awake, and intensely disapproving.
                ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
                The Church, the nobles, and the gentry then turned one grand, all-disapproving frown upon them and shriveled them into sheep!
                A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
                The conversation had come, by some devious route, to Vegetarianism; and the clergyman was disapproving of it.
                LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
                How can you hope to please Him by such barbarous actions which He can not help disapproving of?
                SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
                "If you tell me to I s'pose I must, but I think it's a wild-goose chase anyhow," was the disapproving answer.
                JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
                Far from disapproving of these recreations, the cur partook of them and travestied himself with the rest.
                QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
                The resolutions disapproving the proposed amendment were passed unanimously, both in the House of Delegates and Senate.
                NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
                "Chunky, go in and pay for that banana," commanded Tad, glancing up with a disapproving frown.
                THE PONY RIDER BOYS ON THE BLUE RIDGEFRANK GEE PATCHIN
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                WORDS RELATED TO DISAPPROVING

                • accusatory
                • captious
                • carping
                • caviling
                • cavillous
                • chiding
                • complaining
                • condemnatory
                • condemning
                • critical
                • culpatory
                • denouncing
                • disapproving
                • disparaging
                • fault-finding
                • hypercritical
                • overcritical
                • reproaching
                • severe
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