Definitions for animadvertˌæn ə mædˈvɜrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•i•mad•vertˌæn ə mædˈvɜrt(v.i)

  1. to comment unfavorably or critically (usu. fol. by on or upon).

Origin of animadvert:

1630–40; < L animadvertere to heed, censure


Princeton's WordNet

  1. opine, speak up, speak out, animadvert, sound off(verb)

    express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

    "John spoke up at the meeting"

  2. animadvert(verb)

    express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark


  1. animadvert(Verb)

    To consider.

  2. animadvert(Verb)

    To turn judicial attention (to); to punish or criticise.

  3. animadvert(Verb)

    To criticise, censure.

  4. Origin: From animadverto, from animum + adverto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Animadvert(verb)

    to take notice; to observe; -- commonly followed by that

  2. Animadvert(verb)

    to consider or remark by way of criticism or censure; to express censure; -- with on or upon

  3. Animadvert(verb)

    to take cognizance judicially; to inflict punishment


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