What is the opposite of approving?

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Adjective
Opposite of showing or feeling approval of someone or something
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
Adjective
Opposite of being agreeable or assenting
Adjective
Opposite of favorably disposed to
“In other respects, he is famously reticent, averse to showmanship, and actually something of a camera-shy recluse.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing to accept or agree to something without objection or resistance
Adjective
Opposite of friendly and sympathetic
Adjective
Opposite of useful or functional for a particular purpose
“These old computers are now inadequate for what we need to achieve.”
Adjective
Opposite of kind in behavior or actions
“The dictator was known to be miserly and selfish in nature.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving permission, or predisposed to give it
Adjective
Opposite of giving someone support or confidence
“Mike's not pleased with the idea, but doesn't want to seem unsupportive.”
Noun
Opposite of support for an idea or cause
Noun
Opposite of the process of passing legislation
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to accept as satisfactory or conforming to the required standards or rules
“I refuse to disallow my people our right to our pain, or to our joy.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to like, or believe that someone or something is good or acceptable
“It is not for me to condemn the actions of man but to suggest that a wake-up call for men to be what God has called them to be.”
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