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Criticism meaning

criticism - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. The rules and principles which regulate the practice of the critic; the art of judging with knowledge and propriety of the beauties and faults of a literary performance, or of a production in the fine arts; as, dramatic criticism.
  2. 2. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
  3. 3. Art of criticising. esp. in literature or art; a critical judgment.

criticism - examples of usage

  1. But I am willing to face that criticism. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. But great as he is, he is not above fearing the criticism of people ashore on his method of handling a boat. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. Then the business of criticism began. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
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