scrutiny

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

scrutiny

noun

Definition of SCRUTINY

1
a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition <his performance on the football field is seemingly unaffected by the media's intense scrutiny of his tumultuous personal life>
2
a fixed intent look <began to squirm under the penetrating scrutiny of the judge>
Synonyms aspect [archaic], eye, gape, regard, scrutiny, stare
Near Antonyms blink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish & Irish]; oeillade, ogle; browse, scan

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