The English word criticism is derived from the French critique, ... The early
English meaning of criticism was primarily ...
The verb criticize comes from the noun, critic, and means "to act like a critic." A
critic is someone who judges, and that doesn't have to mean negative judgment ...
criticize definition, meaning, what is criticize: to express disapproval of someone
or something: . Learn more.
intransitive verb. : to act as a critic. transitive verb. 1 : to consider the merits and
demerits of and judge accordingly : evaluate. 2 : to find fault with : point out the ...
Criticism definition, the act of passing judgment as to the merits of anything. See
Criticize definition, to censure or find fault with. See more.
Criticized definition, to censure or find fault with. See more.
Criticise definition, to censure or find fault with. See more.
To criticize something is to find and point out fault or problems. An example of
criticize is when your mother-in-law comments "your meatloaf is dry.".
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... 'the opposition criticized the government's failure to consult adequately'.