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Definition of Criticism

Criticism

  1. The rules and principles which regulate the practice of the critic; the art of judging with knowledge and propriety of the beauties and faults of a literary performance, or of a production in the fine arts; as, dramatic criticism.
  2. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.

Criticism Quotations

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
Winston Churchill

To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public.
Theodore Roosevelt

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
Elbert Hubbard

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale

Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.
Joyce Meyer
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Criticism Translations

criticism in Danish is kritik
criticism in Dutch is aanmerking, kritiek, beoordeling
criticism in German is Kritik
criticism in Hungarian is kritika

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