disapproves|disapproved|disapproving‚dɪsə'pruːv verb +consider bad or wrong +deem wrong or inappropriate
condemn, criticize, censure, object to, decry, denounce, put or run down, deplore, deprecate, belittle, look down on, frown on or upon, Colloq knock, look down one's nose at, tut-tut:
I don't care if you disapprove of my marrying Eustace. The monopolies commission has disapproved the merger.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective showing that you do not approve of sb/sth: a disapproving glance / tone / look + She sounded disapproving as we discussed my plans. Antonym: APPROVING disapprovingly adverb: He looked disapprovingly at the row of empty wine bottles.
Collocation Dictionary adj
be, look | become
deeply, very | mildly, quite, rather, slightly | coldly
her coldly disapproving smile
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