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disapproving

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

disapproving \disapproving\ adjective expressing disapproval. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disapprove \Dis'ap*prove\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Disapproved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disapproving}.] [Pref. dis- + approve: cf. F. d['e]approuver. Cf. {Disapprobation}.]

1. To pass unfavorable judgment upon; to condemn by an act of the judgment; to regard as wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; to censure; as, to disapprove the conduct of others.

2. To refuse official approbation to; to disallow; to decline to sanction; as, the sentence of the court-martial was disapproved by the commander in chief.

Note: This verb is often followed by of; as, to disapprove of an opinion, of such conduct. See {Approve}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

disapproving

adjective

1: expressing or manifesting disapproval


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