- 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 animadversi&omacron;, animadversi&omacron;n-, from animadversus, past participle of animadvertere, to turn the mind toward; see animadvert.
NounSee also: animadversión