SOCIAL DISAPPROVAL By N., Sam M.S. - 150 the rejection and condemnation of a person for an action or behaviour the group sees as wrong. Compare social approval. SOCIAL DISAPPROVAL: "Social disapproval will see a person shunned by others for their actions." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) COGNITIVE DISSONANCE (Dissonance Theory) ANTISOCIAL REACTION CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL DISAPPROVAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-disapproval/ (accessed July 5, 2022).