Dis·ap·prove v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disapproved p. pr. & vb. n. Disapproving.]
1. To pass unfavorable judgment upon; to condemn by an act of the judgment; to regard as wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; to censure; as, to disapprove the conduct of others.
2. To refuse official approbation to; to disallow; to decline to sanction; as, the sentence of the court-martial was disapproved by the commander in chief.
Note: ☞ This verb is often followed by of; as, to disapprove of an opinion, of such conduct. See Approve.
v 1: consider bad or wrong [ant: approve]
2: deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child
rearing methods" [syn: reject] [ant: approve]