animadversion


an·i·mad·ver·sion

noun \ˌa-nə-ˌmad-ˈvər-zhən, -məd-, -ˈvər-shən\

Definition of ANIMADVERSION

1
:  a critical and usually censorious remark —often used with on
2
:  adverse criticism

Origin of ANIMADVERSION

Latin animadversion-, animadversio, from animadvertere
First Known Use: 1599

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