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1. criticism

noun. ['ˈkrɪtɪˌsɪzəm'] disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings.

Synonyms

  • rebuke
  • faultfinding
  • brickbat
  • stricture
  • potshot
  • flak
  • reproof
  • attack
  • reproval
  • thrust
  • static
  • unfavorable judgment
  • carping
  • blast
  • disapproval
  • flack
  • slating
  • reprimand
  • reprehension

Antonyms

  • pull
  • stand still
  • moving
  • changeable

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • critic (English)
  • criticus (Latin)

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2. criticism

noun. ['ˈkrɪtɪˌsɪzəm'] a serious examination and judgment of something.

Synonyms

  • examen
  • critique
  • critical appraisal
  • knock
  • critical analysis
  • self-criticism

Antonyms

  • hire
  • praise
  • uncritical
  • nonjudgmental

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • critic (English)
  • criticus (Latin)

3. criticism

noun. ['ˈkrɪtɪˌsɪzəm'] a written evaluation of a work of literature.

Synonyms

  • new criticism
  • explication de texte
  • writing
  • piece of writing
  • critique
  • critical review
  • review
  • review article
  • written material
  • analysis
  • textual criticism

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • end
  • finish
  • evolution

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • critic (English)
  • criticus (Latin)

4. new

adjective. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered.

Synonyms

  • spick-and-span
  • virgin
  • parvenu
  • newborn
  • new-sprung
  • bran-new
  • radical
  • unused
  • sunrise
  • spic-and-span
  • age
  • novel
  • modern
  • recent
  • untested
  • rising
  • current
  • red-hot
  • fresh
  • young
  • parvenue
  • refreshing
  • revolutionary
  • newfound
  • untried
  • brand-new

Antonyms

  • nonmodern
  • stale
  • noncurrent
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. new

adjective. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] original and of a kind not seen before.

Synonyms

  • novel
  • original

Antonyms

  • legal
  • unsexy
  • inactive

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. new

adjective. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] lacking training or experience.

Synonyms

  • inexperient
  • inexperienced

Antonyms

  • far
  • nonviolent
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. new

adjective. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] having no previous example or precedent or parallel.

Synonyms

  • unprecedented

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. new

adjective. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] other than the former one(s); different.

Antonyms

  • bad

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. new

adverb. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] very recently.

Synonyms

  • newly
  • freshly

Antonyms

  • unpopular
  • unskilled
  • unwanted

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. new

adjective. ['ˈnuː, nˈjuː'] unfamiliar.

Antonyms

  • cold

Etymology

  • newe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • niwe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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