noun see disapprove

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disapprover — Dis ap*prov er, n. One who disapproves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disapprover — See disapprove. * * * …   Universalium

  • disapprove — disapprover, n. disapprovingly, adv. /dis euh proohv /, v., disapproved, disapproving. v.t. 1. to think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion. 2. to withhold approval from; decline to sanction: The Senate disapproved… …   Universalium

  • Detractor — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Detractor >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 detractor detractor reprover Sgm: N 1 censor censor censurer Sgm: N 1 cynic cynic critic caviler carper word catcher frondeur Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • disapprove — verb Date: 1614 transitive verb 1. to pass unfavorable judgment on 2. to refuse approval to ; reject intransitive verb to feel or express disapproval • disapprover …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disapprovingly — See disapprover. * * * …   Universalium

  • critic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. judge, connoisseur, expert, reviewer, commentator; censor, censurer. See detraction, taste. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who makes adverse comments] Syn. faultfinder, carper, caviler, censor, censurer,… …   English dictionary for students

  • disapprove — verb (often disapprove of) have or express an unfavourable opinion. ↘officially refuse to agree to. Derivatives disapproval noun disapprover noun disapproving adjective disapprovingly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • vituperator — n 1. censurer, reviler, castigator, inveigher, reprover, disapprover, censor; denouncer, railer, curser, execrator, imprecator, anathematizer, critic; defamer, vilifier, vilipender, denigrator, scan dalizer, impugner, asperser, backbiter,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • disapprove — [c]/dɪsəˈpruv / (say disuh proohv) verb (disapproved, disapproving) –verb (i) 1. to be full of censure. –verb (t) 2. to withhold approval from; decline to sanction: the court disapproved the verdict. 3. Obsolete to think wrong or reprehensible;… …   Australian English dictionary

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