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 ...
Criticized definition, to censure or find fault with. See more.
Criticize definition, to censure or find fault with. See more.
Criticism definition, the act of passing judgment as to the merits of anything. See
Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
... 'the opposition criticized the government's failure to consult adequately'.
v. crit·i·cized, crit·i·ciz·ing, crit·i·ciz·es. v.tr. 1. To find fault with: criticized the
decision as unrealistic. See Usage Note at critique. 2. To judge the merits and
faults of; ...
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.".