Definitions for criticismˈkrɪt əˌsɪz əm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word criticism
criticism, unfavorable judgment(noun)
disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
"the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
a serious examination and judgment of something
"constructive criticism is always appreciated"
criticism, literary criticism(noun)
a written evaluation of a work of literature
The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
The politician received a lot of public criticism for his controversial stance on the issue.
the rules and principles which regulate the practice of the critic; the art of judging with knowledge and propriety of the beauties and faults of a literary performance, or of a production in the fine arts; as, dramatic criticism
the act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure
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Rank popularity for the word 'criticism' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2132
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'criticism' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4119
Rank popularity for the word 'criticism' in Nouns Frequency: #782
Translations for criticism
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- dadel, kritikDanish
- κριτική, επίκριση, μομφήGreek
- arviointi, tarkastelu, kritiikki, arvosteluFinnish
- cáineadh, critic, beachtaíocht, léirmheastóireachtIrish
- crítica, criticismoPortuguese
- порицание, критикаRussian
- autokritikë, vetëkritikëAlbanian
- pamumuna, panunuriTagalog
- tenkit, eleştiriTurkish
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