animadversion animadversion


  • (n) harsh criticism or disapproval


  1. The animadversion is principally upon the misrepresentations in which United States representatives are said to indulge.
  2. My choicest animadversion is the tradition of ponderous and involved science writing.
  3. Later the conference re-elected Bishop Cannon, despite considerable animadversion, to the board of Temperance and Social Service.
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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /