Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of disapprove.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. expressing disapproval.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. expressing or manifesting disapproval

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Examples

  • He turned to find Christine Chapel standing before him, her expression disapproving.

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  • We all learned to love each other in disapproving of our president’s handling of the job.

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  • A new nonpartisan poll by Marquette University shows the governor at 50% job approval with 45% disapproving, which is up from as low as 37% last summer.

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  • You must be in denial that he is not because everybody that still likes Obama can't tell anybody why they like him so they desperately try to support him by calling the disapproving racists.

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  • And now the Republicans claim they are going to introduce a resolution "disapproving" of my behavior.

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  • Interestingly, pressured teachers were more likely to use “controlling” strategies - policing youngsters, offering tangible rewards and providing nonverbal feedback, such as disapproving looks, etc.

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  • Will they even pass a resolution "disapproving" of it?

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  • When I heard this kind of disapproving groan come out of him, it made me happy.

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  • They were kind of disapproving, but we went to the bookies, and I sneakily put twenty pounds on Rolled Gold.

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  • Then I recalled that for the past few days he had not shown his former susceptibility to the maid's charms; he had, indeed, exhibited towards her a kind of disapproving shyness.

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