disapproval; condemnation.

1640–50; dis-1 + approbation

self-disapprobation, noun
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disapprobation (ˌdɪsæprəʊˈbeɪʃən)
moral or social disapproval

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Word Origin & History

1640s, from dis- + approbation.
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Example sentences
But that disapprobation is in part what creates demand.
The technique of using humor to diffuse wide-spread public disapprobation is an old and time tested one.
The judge gave vent to a faint murmur of disapprobation, and the prisoner in
  the dock leant forward angrily.
We solicitously and apologetically caress and celebrate him because he held on
  his way and scorned our disapprobation.
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