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Definition of Scrutiny

Scrutiny

  1. Close examination; minute inspection; critical observation.
  2. An examination of catechumens, in the last week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day.
  3. A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a vote is written.
  4. An examination by a committee of the votes given at an election, for the purpose of correcting the poll.
  5. To scrutinize.

Scrutiny Quotations

Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan

There can be no faith in government if our highest offices are excused from scrutiny - they should be setting the example of transparency.
Edward Snowden

But I also enjoy life... the more scrutiny I am under, the more confident I become. I am who I am. I can't do anything about it, and I love who I am.
Khloe Kardashian

One of the downsides of being famous is that folks pay far more attention to you than they should. American celebrities are constantly under surveillance, and every word they say is subject to scrutiny. So, be careful what you wish for if you desire fame. No human being should be a goldfish.
Bill O'Reilly

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
Thomas Aquinas
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Scrutiny Translations

scrutiny in Spanish is escrutinio
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