Synonyms for approbation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ap-ruh-bey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæp rəˈbeɪ ʃən

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Définition of approbation

Origin :
  • late 14c., "proven effectiveness, excellence," from Old French aprobacion or directly from Latin approbationem (nominative approbatio) "an approval," noun of action from past participle stem of approbare (see approve). Meaning "approval, endorsement" is from early 15c.
  • noun praise
Example sentences :
  • They ask not for my approbation, intended, as it should seem, to suppose me into their will.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Had they not come that she might show off to them, and receive their approbation!
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • He seemed to have no inordinate desire for admiration or even for approbation.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • I often saw him chuckling and rubbing his hands as if in approbation.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Quicksilver looked at it with a smile, and nodded his approbation.
  • Extract from : « The Gorgon's Head » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • As to Mr. Lovelace's approbation of your assumption-scheme, I wonder not at.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Yes, sir; but not my anxiety for your approbation, and my deference for your opinion.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The glory of England was my object—her approbation my reward.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • You may pay dearly for the approbation of your foolish comrades.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • Vivian, however, read in her eyes her approbation and her gratitude.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

Antonyms for approbation

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