criticism  

  • Pronunciation of criticism: K R IH1 T IH0 S IH0 Z AH0 M ('krɪtɪ,sɪzəm)

  • Number of syllables of criticism: 4

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  • Definition of criticism

    • (n): a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"  
    • (n): a written evaluation of a work of literature  
    • (n): disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"  
  • Examples of criticism

    • Is the criticism trenchant, trifling, transformative  
    • Where is the principled criticism  
    • Criticism of the subject is rampant.  
    • Is the level of criticism in the article proportionate to reviewer criticism  
    • First, the reply is testy, but it's criticism, not an attack.  
    • The criticism was kind of incisive.  
    • You are hypersensitive to criticism.  
    • The only criticism was the prose.  
    • Is the text currently about the criticism or is it repeating the criticism  
    • The criticism was extensive and vitriolic.  

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