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disapprobation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disapprobation  \Dis*ap`pro*ba"tion\,  n.  [Pref.  dis-  + 
  approbation:  cf  F.  d['e]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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disapprobation 
  n  :  an  expression  of  strong  disapproval;  pronouncing  as  wrong  or 
  morally  culpable;  "his  uncompromising  condemnation  of 
  racism"  [syn:  {condemnation}]  [ant:  {approbation}] 




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