an·​i·​mad·​vert ˌa-nə-ˌmad-ˈvərt How to pronounce animadvert (audio)
animadverted; animadverting; animadverts

Word History


Latin animadvertere to pay attention to, censure, from animum advertere, literally, to turn the mind to

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of animadvert was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Animadvert.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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