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Word: disapprobation

Definition: disapproval; condemnation


Sentences Containing 'disapprobation'

Elizabeth would wonder, and probably would blame her; and though her resolution was not to be shaken, her feelings must be hurt by such a disapprobation.
Hasted noted 'He had married very imprudently in his early part of life, and consequently highly to the disapprobation of his father, who though he presented him as is mentioned before to several valuable preferments in the church, yet disinherited him, by leaving the whole of his fortune to his youngest son, Thomas Potter, esq.'
In people of their own station, therefore, they regard such excesses with but a small degree of disapprobation, and censure them either very slightly or not at all.
It appeared that he understood me well enough, for he shook his head by way of disapprobation, and held his hand in a posture to show that I must be carried as a prisoner.
The degree of disapprobation with which we ought to mark the vices of levity, the vices which are apt to arise from great prosperity, and from the excess of gaiety and good humour, seems to constitute the principal distinction between those two opposite schemes or systems.
They were all astonished; and Mr. Bennet, who could by no means wish for so speedy a return, immediately said:``But is there not danger of Lady Catherine's disapprobation here, my good sir?
``In order to render an act valid, I must be certain of the approbation or disapprobation of my client.
``There is a lady, it seems, a Mrs. Younge, who was some time ago governess to Miss Darcy, and was dismissed from her charge on some cause of disapprobation, though he did not say what.
``You must know that though I should be exceedingly grieved at their disapprobation, I could not hesitate.''
“This proposal was received with the utmost disapprobation by the whole board.

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