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Word: disapprobation

Definition: disapproval; condemnation


Sentences Containing 'disapprobation'

``You must know that though I should be exceedingly grieved at their disapprobation, I could not hesitate.''
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.
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?
``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.
``In order to render an act valid, I must be certain of the approbation or disapprobation of my client.
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.
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.
“This proposal was received with the utmost disapprobation by the whole board.

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