criticism · noun C or U /ˈkrɪt̬.əˌsɪz.əm/Full view
Nouns: critic, criticism
Adjectives: critical
Verbs: criticize
Adverbs: critically
B2 when you say that something or someone is bad
Dictionary example:

The designs for the new building have attracted widespread criticism.

Learner example:

Another criticism is that there were not enough plays and films. (First Certificate in English; B2; German)

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