The opposite of “approbation” — a fancy synonym for “approval” — is the word, “disapprobation,” which naturally means disapproval.

It would stand to reason, therefore, that the opposite of “opprobrium” — harsh criticism or censure — would be “disopprobrium.”


No such word.

All of which leaves me pleasantly mayed** . . .   🙂

**The opposite of “dismayed.”

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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