What are the opposite words for approving?

Antonyms for the word "approving" include disapproving, condemning, rejecting, criticizing, reproving and denouncing. When someone disapproves of an action, they express their dissatisfaction or disappointment towards that action. Similarly, if someone condemns an action, they express their disapproval in a stronger manner. When a person rejects something, they simply refuse to accept it. Criticizing entails pointing out the faults or weaknesses of an action or idea. Reproving is similar to criticizing, but it emphasizes the need for correction. When someone denounces something, they condemn it publicly with strong disapproval. These antonyms highlight the negative consequences of not receiving approval and the significant differences between approval and disapproval.

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leading the way
abandon, follow, misguide.