What does criticism mean?

Definitions for criticism
ˈkrɪt əˌsɪz əmcrit·i·cism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. criticism, unfavorable judgment(noun)

    disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings

    "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"

  2. criticism, critique(noun)

    a serious examination and judgment of something

    "constructive criticism is always appreciated"

  3. criticism, literary criticism(noun)

    a written evaluation of a work of literature

Wiktionary

  1. criticism(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Criticism(noun)

    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

  2. Criticism(noun)

    the act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'criticism' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2132

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'criticism' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4119

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'criticism' in Nouns Frequency: #782

How to pronounce criticism?

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How to say criticism in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of criticism in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of criticism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of criticism in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    There's room for criticism.

  2. Diego Esponda:

    It's a criticism of the government.

  3. H.L. Mencken:

    Criticism is prejudice made plausible.

  4. Zeuxis:

    Criticism comes easier than craftsmanship.

  5. William Phillips:

    Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.

Images & Illustrations of criticism

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