Dictionary of Approving and Disapproving Words: Vocabulary Building - Manik Joshi

Dictionary of Approving and Disapproving Words: Vocabulary Building

By Manik Joshi

  • Release Date: 2021-07-25
  • Genre: Study Aids

Description

Approving words in English are words that are used to show something (action, state, etc.) that you generally approve of or think good. On the other hand disapproving words in English are words that are used to show something (action, state, etc.) that you generally don’t approve of or think bad. In this book, you will study and learn various common approving and disapproving words, parts of speech they belong to and their meanings.

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01 -- abstruse [adj.] (often disapproving) -- complicated and difficult to understand especially when could be explained in the easier way [synonyms: perplexing, puzzling]
02 -- acquisitive [adj.] (disapproving) -- eager to own to acquire and own money or new possessions (material things) in a greedy way [synonyms: covetous, materialistic]
03 -- acquisitiveness [n.] (disapproving) -- excessive interest in acquiring and owning money or new possessions (material things) in a greedy way [synonyms: covetousness, hoarding, materialism]
04 -- adaptability [n.] (approving) -- (a). the quality of being able to adjust or be adjusted to deal with new and different situations or conditions [synonym: flexibility] | (b). the quality of being able to be modified or suited for a new use or purpose
05 -- adaptable [adj.] (approving) -- (a). to able to adjust or be adjusted to deal with new and different situations or conditions [synonym: flexible] | (b). to able to be modified or suited for a new use or purpose
06 -- adaptableness [n.] (approving) -- (a). the quality of being able to adjust or be adjusted to deal with new and different situations or conditions [synonym: flexibility] | (b). the quality of being able to be modified or suited for a new use or purpose
07 -- adventurer [n.] (often disapproving) -- a man who enjoys taking risks or is willing to take risks with a view to acquire political power or to get success in a business, sometimes in a dishonest way
08 -- adventuress [n.] (often disapproving) -- a woman who enjoys taking risks or is willing to take risks with a view to acquire political power or to get success in a business, sometimes in a dishonest way
09 -- adventurism [n.] (disapproving) -- a willingness to take risks with a view to acquire political power or to get success in a business, sometimes in a dishonest way
10 -- aesthete [n.] (sometimes disapproving) -- a person who has a love, understanding, sensitivity and appreciation of works of art and beautiful things
11 -- affect [v.] (disapproving) -- to try to impress other people by using or wearing sth that looks special/unique; to behave insincerely or unnaturally to impress other people [synonym: put on]
12 -- aggrandize [v.] (disapproving) -- to increase power, wealth, importance or status of a person or country [synonyms: enhance; extend]
13 -- aggrandizement [n.] (disapproving) -- an increase in the power, wealth, importance or status of a person or country [synonyms: enhancement; extension]
14 -- agitator [n.] (disapproving) -- a person who urges others to take part in a protest or rebel, especially political one [synonyms: campaigner, dissenter, protestor]
15 -- airhead [n.] (disapproving) -- an unintelligent or stupid person [synonym: dreamer]
16 -- airy [adj.] (disapproving) -- not serious or practical
17 -- alarmist [adj.] (disapproving) -- causing unnecessary fear and worry about sth dangerous and unpleasant [synonyms: gloomy, panicky, pessimistic] || [n.] (disapproving) -- a person who causes unnecessary fear and worry about sth dangerous and unpleasant [synonyms: cynic, pessimist, worrywart]
18 -- alien [adj.] (a). (often disapproving) -- from another country, culture or society; not native [synonym: foreign] | (b). (disapproving) -- unusual or unacceptable
19 -- amateur [n.] (usually disapproving) -- an unskilled person [synonym: layperson]
20 -- amateurish [adj.] (usually disapproving) -- done incompetently, inexpertly or unskillfully [synonym: unprofessional]

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