What does animadvert mean?

Definitions for animadvertˌæn ə mædˈvɜrt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word animadvert.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Animadvert

    an-im-ad-vėrt′, v.i. to criticise or censure.—n. Animadver′sion, criticism, censure, or reproof. [L., to turn the mind to—animus, the mind, ad, to, and vertĕre, to turn.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of animadvert in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of animadvert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for animadvert

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  • criticar, censurar, enterarseSpanish

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