Synonyms of criticism in English:


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1‘in football management you come to expect criticism’

censure, reproval, condemnation, denunciation, disapproval, disparagement, opprobrium, captiousness, fault-finding, carping, cavilling
chastisement, castigation, upbraiding, berating, abuse, vituperation, scolding, chiding
reproofs, remonstrances, broadsides, strictures, admonishments, recriminations, aspersions, slurs, smears
informal nitpicking, knocking, panning, slamming, flak, a bad press, brickbats, knocks, raps, bad notices
British informal stick, verbal, slagging off, slagging, slating
Australian informal sledge
archaic contumely
rare animadversion, objurgation, excoriation, reprobation, arraignment

2‘the book was distributed to people for criticism’

evaluation, assessment, examination, appreciation, appraisal, analysis, judgement
comment, commentary, interpretation, explanation, explication, elucidation, annotation, notation
opinions, views, observations, pronouncements, remarks, notes
rare scholia