ETYM Latin deprecatio; cf. French déprécation.
The act of depreciating; SYN. denigration.
ETYM Pref. dis- + approbation: cf. French désapprobation. Related to Disapprove.
An expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; SYN. condemnation.
1. A feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing.
2. The act of disapproving or condemning.
3. The expression of disapproval.