Synonyms and Antonyms of scrutiny

  1. 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 Synonyms audit, check, checkup, examination, going-over, look-see, review, scan, inspection, survey, viewRelated Words analysis, assay, close-up, deconstruction, dissection; exploration, investigation, probe, research, study; inquisition, interrogation; once-over, perusal; recheck, reinspection, resurvey; observation, surveillance, watch; checkout, test-drive, trial run

  2. 2 a fixed intent look began to squirm under the penetrating scrutiny of the judge Synonyms aspect [archaic], eye, gape, regard, gaze, stareRelated Words glare, glower; contemplation, fixation; attention, observance, observation, surveillance, watch; examination, inspection, perusal, study, surveyNear Antonyms blink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish & Irish]; oeillade, ogle; browse, scan

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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