To better see all uses of the word
approbation
in
Jane Eyre
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
approbation
Used In
Jane Eyre
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • I had no solace from self— approbation: none even from self-respect.
  • He smiled approbation: we shook hands, and he took leave.
  • I found him a very patient, very forbearing, and yet an exacting master: he expected me to do a great deal; and when I fulfilled his expectations, he, in his own way, fully testified his approbation.
  • Already I had made visible progress: that very morning I had reached the head of my class; Miss Miller had praised me warmly; Miss Temple had smiled approbation; she had promised to teach me drawing, and to let me learn French, if I continued to make similar improvement two months longer: and then I was well received by my fellow-pupils; treated as an equal by those of my own age, and not molested by any; now, here I lay again crushed and trodden on; and could I ever rise more?
  • Her father was affable; and when he entered into conversation with me after tea, he expressed in strong terms his approbation of what I had done in Morton school, and said he only feared, from what he saw and heard, I was too good for the place, and would soon quit it for one more suitable.

  • There are no more uses of "approbation" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She is not motivated by popular approbation.
  • The women were good and commonplace people, and did their duty, and had their reward in clear consciences and the community’s approbation.
    Twain, Mark  --  Pudd’n’head Wilson

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading