Criticize



[krit-uh-sahyz] /ˈkrɪt əˌsaɪz/

verb (used with object), criticized, criticizing.
1.
to censure or find fault with.
2.
to judge or discuss the merits and faults of:
to criticize three novels in one review.
verb (used without object), criticized, criticizing.
3.
to find fault; judge unfavorably or harshly.
4.
to make judgments as to merits and faults.
/ˈkrɪtɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
to judge (something) with disapproval; censure
2.
to evaluate or analyse (something)
v.

1640s, “to pass judgment on something” (usually unfavorable), from critic + -ize. Meaning “to discuss critically” is from 1660s; that of “to censure” is from 1704. Related: Criticized; criticizing.

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