Disapproval and Sanction


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

Sanction is an antonym for disapproval in condemnation topic.


Sanction noun - The approval by someone in authority for the doing of something.

Disapproval is an antonym for sanction in topics: permission, authorization, embargo.

Nearby Words: sanctioned, sanctity, sanctioning

How words are described

divine divine disapproval divine sanction
official official disapproval official sanction
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