disapproving Definition

showing or expressing disapproval.

Using disapproving: Examples

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

  • Example

    She gave me a disapproving look when I arrived late.

  • Example

    His tone was disapproving of my actions.

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    The teacher's disapproving comments made the student feel ashamed.

disapproving Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: disapproving in Brief

The term 'disapproving' [ˌdɪsəˈpruːvɪŋ] describes showing or expressing disapproval. It is often used to describe someone's critical or condemning tone, as in 'His tone was disapproving of my actions.' 'Disapproving' can be formal, such as 'The committee issued a disapproving statement,' or informal, such as 'She gave me a judgy look when I arrived late.'