Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Use "approbatory" in a sentence
"Today even the "approbatory" epithet seems too strong as Ellmann's final word on the text that he watched disintegrate."
"Or maybe German readers are just more polite about sending approbatory messages to favourite authors."
"Even Ken Follett, whose truly appalling novel World Without End befouled my mind for a fortnight, can been seen to have a positive effect; when I was reading some reviews to see if anyone else thought it as bad as I did, I came across a couple of approbatory references to Sharon Kay Penman, along the lines of "this is how it should be done"."