All Adverb
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  • The nurse looked at her disapprovingly, but after all it made little difference. Cited from Sisters, by Kathleen Norris
  • Miss Brown shook her head disapprovingly as she looked around the circle. Cited from The Story of the Big Front Door, by Mary Finley Leonard
  • "What on earth put such a notion into your head?" she demanded disapprovingly. Cited from Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • So I shook my head disapprovingly, and kept on my way. Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • Mr. Thorpe raised his head disapprovingly from his book, but said nothing this time. Cited from Hide and Seek, by Wilkie Collins
  • "Where did you bring him from?" he asked, shaking his head disapprovingly. Cited from Resurrection, by Leo Tolstoy [Leo Tolstoi]
  • She spoke with much feeling, and seemed distressed to see her friend shake her head disapprovingly. Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
  • She sat up and looked at him disapprovingly. Cited from Nobody's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • No one put out a hand to greet her, no one spoke to her; they simply stared disapprovingly. Cited from Jerusalem, by Selma Lagerlo"f
  • High-ranking members of the Nazi Party looked disapprovingly upon his half-Jewish mother.
  • Old Zlotnitsky took no part in our games, and even looked at us rather disapprovingly from the door of his study. Cited from Superfluous Man and Others, by Ivan Turgenev
  • A wizened little man and two ladies of determined aspect were looking up disapprovingly. Cited from The Prince and Betty, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Polly looked at Van and shook her brown head so disapprovingly that he came out of his laugh. Cited from Five Little Peppers Grown Up, Margaret Sidney
  • He studied these disapprovingly, then entered the shop. Cited from The Wrong Twin, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He stood up and stared down at the other disapprovingly. Cited from The Happy Family, by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • Lawler departed, disapprovingly, to do so, and after a moment the doctor followed him. Cited from Flames, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • Some of the people mutter disapprovingly, while others show signs of pleasure. Cited from Master Olof, by August Strindberg
  • But when the little girl had finished her story, Mrs. Weston shook her head disapprovingly. Cited from A Little Maid of Old Maine, by Alice Turner Curtis
  • Once or twice Doria, who sat on my left, lowered her eyes disapprovingly. Cited from Jaffery, by William J. Locke
  • "You've got to hurry; we're waiting!" added the man less disapprovingly. Cited from Saturday's Child, by Kathleen Norris
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How disapprovingly gets used

Meaning of disapprovingly

  • adverb Showing disapproval
    he shook his head disapprovingly