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English Dictionary: disapprobation by the DICT Development Group
2 results for disapprobation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
    Synonym(s): disapprobation, condemnation
    Antonym(s): approbation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Disapprobation \Dis*ap`pro*ba"tion\, n. [Pref. dis- +
      approbation: cf. F. d[82]sapprobation. Cf. {Disapprove}.]
      The act of disapproving; mental condemnation of what is
      judged wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; feeling of censure.
               We have ever expressed the most unqualified
               disapprobation of all the steps.            --Burke.
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