1. [syn: disapprobation, condemnation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong
or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of
racism" [syn: disapprobation, condemnation] [ant: