criticismnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈkrɪt.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ us /ˈkrɪt̬.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/
- Her lack of interest in the project has provoked sharp criticism from colleagues.
- You must learn not to overreact to criticism.
- The government is currently facing severe criticism.
- I think he felt discouraged because of all the criticism he'd received.
- His report contained serious criticisms of the finance director and of the entire board of management.