Criticism

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Definition

a criticism: a reproach, a critique, a complaint, a negative comment
noun

to criticise: to reproach, to critique, to complain, to make a negative comment
verb

Examples

  • "Bruno assures me that Fiona's presence in our offices is more of a gesture of good faith towards the investors than a criticism of our work habits."
  • "As many of you know, I don't reply to e-mails criticising the food available in the canteen."
  • "Johns, who has been widely criticised for wasting money on the album, responded to critics yesterday, saying: 'You're just jealous because you can't afford to have the Queen of England rap on one of your songs."

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