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Another word for criticism

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Noun
  1. A comment expressing fault

      1. Responsibility for a fault or wrong
      2. The act of blaming; accusation; condemnation; censure
      3. Censure; condemnation:
      1. An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
      2. An official rebuke, as by a legislature of one of its members.
      3. A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
      1. The act of condemning.
      2. Severe reproof; strong censure.
      3. A reason or occasion for condemning.
      1. That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
      2. The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
      3. The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
      1. Rejection
      2. The act of reprobating
      3. Disapproval; censure
      1. A basin or depression in the earth, often containing mud or water.
      2. A vessel similar in form to a pan, especially:
      3. A shallow, wide, open container, usually of metal and without a lid, used for holding liquids, cooking, and other domestic purposes.
      1. (Slang) A cutting, often petty criticism.
      2. The sound of a sharp blow on a hard surface.
      3. A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
    See also:

    praise

  2. Evaluative and critical discourse

      1. The act or art of criticizing; criticism
      2. A critical evaluation or analysis, especially one dealing with works of art or literature.
      3. A critical analysis or evaluation of a subject, situation, literary work, etc.
      1. A brief mention or critical review of a work of art, book, play, etc.
      2. The act of noting or observing; perception or attention:
      3. A written or printed announcement:
      1. A critical report and evaluation, as in a newspaper or magazine, of a recent book, play, etc., or of a performance, concert, etc.
      2. (Law) An evaluation conducted by a higher court of a decision made or action taken by a lower court to determine whether any error was made.
      3. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
    See also:

    opinion

    words

Another word for criticism

Noun
  1. A serious estimate or interpretation

      1. A state of mental absorption:
      2. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
      3. A noteworthy or interesting example:
      1. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
      2. The separation of an intellectual or material whole into its constituent parts for individual study.
      3. A spoken or written presentation of such study:
      1. The act or art of criticizing; criticism
      2. A critical evaluation or analysis, especially one dealing with works of art or literature.
      3. A critical analysis or evaluation of a subject, situation, literary work, etc.
    See also:

    judgment

    review

  2. Censure

    See also:

    blame

    objection

  3. An example of criticism, sense 1

      1. The act or art of criticizing; criticism
      2. A critical evaluation or analysis, especially one dealing with works of art or literature.
      3. A critical analysis or evaluation of a subject, situation, literary work, etc.
      1. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
      2. A critical report and evaluation, as in a newspaper or magazine, of a recent book, play, etc., or of a performance, concert, etc.
      3. A general survey, report, or account
      1. A general or comprehensive view:
      2. A document reporting the results of a survey.
      3. A careful inspection or appraisal: