What would be an antonym for endorsement? E.g.

His poor performance and results served as an (anti-endorsement) of his technical method.


disapproval, criticizing or criticism, reprehension. censure disparagement, depreciation, derogation

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms: A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words


Nonendorsement springs to mind but I'm not sure if it would be considered an antonym. For example, if you endorse a particular candidate, then there is an automatic nonendorsement of the remaining candidates. This is not a disapproval, indictment or condemnation of the latter.

Having said that, this is not a good sentence:

His poor performance and results served as a nonendorsement of his technical method.


Denounce, or denouncement

Webster definition: “to pronounce especially publicly to be blameworthy or evil”

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