- a critical, esp. unfavorable, comment (on or upon something)
- the act of criticizing adversely
Origin of animadversionClassical Latin animadversio from past participle of animadvertere: see animadvert
- Strong criticism.
- A critical or censorious remark.
Origin of animadversionLatin animadversiō animadversiōn- from animadversus past participle of animadvertere to turn the mind toward ; see animadvert .
NounSee also: animadversión