Sentence example with the word 'animadversion'


accusation, bad press, caviling, exception, hit, hypercriticism, nagging, nit-picking, pettifogging, rap, slam, taking exception

Definition n. harsh criticism or disapproval

Last update: July 4, 2015


The Sophistes is apparently matter for animadversion by Aristotle in the Metaphysics and elsewhere, but derives stronger support from the testimonies to the Politicus which presumes it.   [Please select]


Froude had a mode of treating documents which is open to animadversion.   [Please select]


The opposite course, as it at present prevails at the University of Virginia, is also liable to animadversion; the less, however, as the students are not received under sixteen years of age.   [Please select]

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