Animadversion meaning

ănə-măd-vûrzhən
Strong criticism.
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A critical or censorious remark.
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A critical, esp. unfavorable, comment (on or upon something)
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The act of criticizing adversely.
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(countable) A criticism, a critical remark.
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(uncountable) The state or characteristic of being animadversive.
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Origin of animadversion

  • Latin animadversiō animadversiōn- from animadversus past participle of animadvertere to turn the mind toward animadvert

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition