Translation of disapproval in Spanish:


desaprobación, n.

Pronunciation /dɪsəˈpruːvl//ˌdɪsəˈpruv(ə)l/


  • 1

    desaprobación feminine
    to voice / express one's disapproval of sb/sth mostrar / expresar su (or mi etc.) desaprobación respecto de algn/algo
    • she frowned in disapproval frunció el ceño con desaprobación
    • there were murmurs of disapproval se oyeron murmullos de desaprobación
    • A few women hesitantly expressed their disapproval, but the doctor was in full flow by then.
    • It's as if a person's tentative tone allows them to retract the statement if it is met with criticism or disapproval.
    • Perhaps because it made him indignant, and he wanted to express his disapproval to the world.
    • The diplomat explained that people were booing, an expression of disapproval.
    • She first arrived in London in the mid-Sixties, in no doubt of her father's disapproval and contempt.
    • He kept his disappointments to himself, a quiet murmur of disapproval usually being as far as it went.
    • There is no visible change, but to the ear accustomed, it is the noise of disapproval, of distaste.
    • Daniel pulled a face at Arthur, making clear his disapproval and dislike of Alicia's suitor.
    • If I do see any fish today, I will certainly frown at them, to express my disapproval.
    • When boys were being cruel to others, I protected my status by gently expressing my disapproval.
    • The Empress' disapproval and dislike of the new Crown Princess did not soften over time.
    • Despite some voices of disapproval within the Chamber the increase was passed.
    • All present spoke with her, were curious about her, and none of them passed a hint of disapproval.
    • This he did in the face of disapproval and sharp disagreement from his peers in the West.
    • Yesterday's Senate expression of disapproval was a good sign, but will die in the House.
    • Disgust or disapproval shouldn't be enough of a reason to prevent something by law.
    • Bus drivers have voiced their disapproval over their proposed relocation following the sale of a bus garage.
    • In any case, even if he does complain or voice disapproval, the US will probably just go it alone anyway.
    • I started up at him with a fiery, angry gaze, and his face contorted in disapproval and disgust.
    • Privately he can hear the mutterings of disapproval and disappointment.
  • 2US

    (of bill) no aprobación feminine
    (of grant) denegación feminine