Definition of Disallowing:
- "McGill and its Story, 1821-1921", Cyrus Macmillan.
To this, said Umton, the king gave a willing ear, and replied, with many thanks, and without disallowing of anything that I alleged, yielding many excuses of his want of means, not of disposition, to provide a remedy, not forgetting to acknowledge her Majesty's care of him and his country, and especially of Brittany, excusing much the bad disposition of his counsellors, and inclining much to my motion to go in person thither, especially because he might thereby give her Majesty better satisfaction; .- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
96; Murray's, i, 200; Smith's, 167; Fisk's, 141; Ingersoll's, 228; Alger's, 67; Picket's, 207. Churchill even goes further, both strengthening the censure, and disallowing the exception: thus, This, whether in the solemn or in the familiar style, is always inelegant, and should never be admitted.- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.