More definitions of "approval":
- (noun): A feeling of liking something or someone good.
Example: "Although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval"
- (noun): The formal act of giving approval.
Example: "His decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
Synonyms: blessing, approving
- (noun): A message expressing a favorable opinion.
Example: "Words of approval seldom passed his lips"
Famous quotes containing the word approval:
“He gains everyones approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.”
—Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (658 B.C.)
“At the heart of the matter of masculine excess is a great longing for the love and approval of a father, a man who can tell another man that his masculinity is splendid enough and he can now relax.”
—Frank Pittman (20th century)
“The final flat of the hoes approval stamp
Is reserved for the bed of a few selected seed.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)