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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
The numerical value of criticism in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of criticism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.
Six months after the coup, criticism is systematically prosecuted, political activity is banned, media is censored, and dissidents are tried in military courts.
Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
I used to be uncomfortable. There's added scrutiny and there's added criticism, but I learned to deal with it. It's just part of the title. I want to keep it for as long as I possibly can.
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- dadel, kritikDanish
- κριτική, επίκριση, μομφήGreek
- arviointi, tarkastelu, kritiikki, arvosteluFinnish
- critique, la critiqueFrench
- cáineadh, critic, beachtaíocht, léirmheastóireachtIrish
- 평, 비판Korean
- crítica, criticismoPortuguese
- порицание, критикаRussian
- autokritikë, vetëkritikëAlbanian
- pamumuna, panunuriTagalog
- tenkit, eleştiriTurkish
- sự chỉ tríchVietnamese
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