Synonyms of criticism


1. criticism, unfavorable judgment, disapproval

usage: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"

2. criticism, critique, critical appraisal, critical analysis

usage: a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"

3. criticism, literary criticism, writing, written material, piece of writing

usage: a written evaluation of a work of literature

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