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criticize

Definition of criticize

Alternative forms

Etymology

    Century 1911: critic +‎ -ize
    From Ancient Greek κριτικός (kritikos, “of or for judging, able to discern”) κρίσις (krisis, “crisis”)

Verb

criticize (third-person singular simple present criticizes, present participle criticizing, simple past and past participle criticized) (transitive or intransitive)

  1. (archaic) to find fault (with something)
  2. (archaic) to evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults

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