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1. Strong criticism.
2. A critical or censorious remark.
[Latin animadversiō, animadversiōn-, from animadversus, past participle of animadvertere, to turn the mind toward; see animadvert.]
1. criticism or censure
2. a carefully considered observation
an•i•mad•ver•sion(ˌ?n ə m?dˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən)
1. an unfavorable or censorious comment.
2. the act of criticizing.
[1590–1600; < Latin animadversiō <animadvertere]
|Noun||1.||animadversion - harsh criticism or disapproval |
condemnation, disapprobation - an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
interdict - an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district