• Definition for "animadvert"
    • To comment or comment critically, frequently with strong…
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animadvert definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To comment or comment critically, frequently with strong disapproval or censure: "a man . . . whom animadverts on miserly customers, egocentric physicians, psychoanalysis and Lucky Luciano with evenhanded fervor” ( Irwin Faust).
    • To take notice; to see or watch; -- commonly followed closely by that.
    • to think about or remark through critique or censure; to convey censure; -- with on or upon.
    • To just take cognizance judicially; to cause discipline.
  • verb:
    • to take into account.
    • To turn judicial attention (to); to penalize or criticise.
    • To criticise, censure.
    • present fault or censure or make a harshly critical comment
    • express an individual's viewpoint openly and without fear or hesitation
  • others:
    • To just take cognizance or notice.
    • To comment critically; make remarks by way of critique or censure; pass strictures or criticisms.
    • Synonyms Of animadvert upon: To comment upon, criticize, disapprove, reprehend, blame, censure.
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