Example sentences for: disapproving

How can you use “disapproving” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Henry Porter, in a disapproving article in The Guardian Weekly for May 21, 1995, quotes the Prince as declaring, We must act now to ensure that English--and that to my way of thinking means English English--maintains its position as the world language.

  • E. Professionally disapproving William Bennett doesn't want President Clinton to give the annual Jefferson Lecture for the National Endowment of the Humanities.

  • His childhood on his family's sylvan 3,500 acre estate in Pocantico Hills, N.Y., was one of almost unimaginable privilege, yet from the beginning he felt compelled to flatter, cajole, and even engage in abject self-criticism if that's what it took to get his way, particularly with his puritanical and disapproving father.

  • Still, the parallels between Hillary and Eleanor are irresistibly striking: A bright, intense young woman marries a profligately charming man who takes her home to his disapproving mother.

  • When we are not in raptures, or disapproving in the name of female realities, we are likely to wax sociological and psychological about fashion, to weigh it down with quasiscientific meaning--out of some ancient fear, perhaps, of its obvious debt to Eros.


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