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  • as indisapprove
  • as indiscountenance
  • as indisesteem

synonyms for frown on

  • decry
  • denounce
  • deplore
  • dislike
  • oppose
  • reject
  • veto
  • blame
  • censure
  • chastise
  • criticize
  • damn
  • deprecate
  • detract
  • disallow
  • discountenance
  • disesteem
  • disfavor
  • dismiss
  • expostulate
  • nix
  • pan
  • refuse
  • remonstrate
  • reprehend
  • reprobate
  • reprove
  • slam
  • spurn
  • discommend
  • dispraise
  • find fault with
  • find unacceptable
  • look askance at
  • look down on
  • object to
  • pass on
  • set aside
  • take dim view of
  • take exception to
  • turn down
  • zing

antonyms for frown on

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  • allow
  • approve
  • compliment
  • praise
  • ratify
  • sanction
  • accept
  • commend
  • endorse
  • exalt
  • laud
  • permit
  • promote
  • welcome
  • agree
  • like
  • love
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How to use frown on in a sentence

The tiny frown reappeared between her eyes, lingered a trifle longer than before, and vanished.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
His brows came together in a frown, from which the Seneschal argued that his suggestion was not well received.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In fact, so much of her smooth brow as could be seen under a broad-brimmed straw hat was wrinkled in a decided frown.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Old David Arden stepped back a little, growing pale, with a sudden frown.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A frown momentarily darkened the cloudless brow of Aristide Pujol.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It is a sad mistake to frown upon such efforts as a waste of time.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The captain, a frown between his frank-seeming, wide-set eyes, started round to look at the boy.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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