Disapproval and Praise


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Disapproval noun – Refusal to accept as right or desirable.
Usage example: thus far, every one of her boyfriends has met with her parents' disapproval

Praise is an antonym for disapproval in topics: criticism, neglect, condemnation.
Nearby Words: disapproving, disapproved, disapprobation, disapprovingly
Antonyms for Disapproval


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Praise noun – An expression of approval and commendation.
Disapproval is an antonym for praise in topics: approval, congratulations.
Nearby Words: praised, praising
Antonyms for Praise
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How words are described

public public disapproval public praise
seeming seeming disapproval seeming praise
genuine genuine disapproval genuine praise
sarcastic sarcastic disapproval sarcastic praise
Other adjectives: strong, actual, serious, huge, little, continued, general, unanimous.
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Antonyms for disapproval
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