disapproved Definition

  • 1to have a negative opinion of something or someone
  • 2to express an unfavorable judgment

Using disapproved: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disapproved" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Her parents disapproved of her decision to drop out of college.

  • Example

    The committee disapproved the proposal due to lack of evidence.

  • Example

    I disapprove of his behavior towards his colleagues.

  • Example

    The teacher disapproved of the student's tardiness.

disapproved Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for disapproved

Phrases with disapproved

  • to think that someone or something is not good enough or is inferior


    She looked down on him for his lack of education.

  • to disapprove of something strongly and often publicly


    The company frowns upon employees who come to work late.

  • to disapprove of something or someone


    The boss takes a dim view of employees who waste time at work.


Summary: disapproved in Brief

To 'disapprove' [ˌdɪsəˈpruːvd] means to have a negative opinion of something or someone, often expressed as an unfavorable judgment. It can be used in various contexts, such as parental disapproval of a child's decision or a committee disapproving a proposal. Synonyms include 'condemn,' 'denounce,' and 'censure.' Phrases like 'look down on' and 'frown upon' also convey disapproval.