animadversive

[aenimədvɜ:siv]
adjective (animadversively adverb)
grajav, kritičen

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Animadversive — An i*mad*ver sive, a. Having the power of perceiving; percipient. [Archaic] Glanvill. [1913 Webster] I do not mean there is a certain number of ideas glaring and shining to the animadversive faculty. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animadversive — adjective a) Having the ability to perceive; percipient. The disgraceful conduct of the Returning Officer for the City of London Election has been the subject of animadversive conversation in our own particular circle. b) Critical or… …   Wiktionary

  • animadversion — noun /ˌænɪmædˈvɜːʃən,ˌænɪmædˈvɝːʒən ,ˌænɪmædˈvɝːʃən/ a) A criticism, a critical remark. [A] misconstruction or misinterpretation, nay, the misplacing of a comma, was in Giffords eyes a crime worthy of the most severe animadversion. b) The state… …   Wiktionary

  • animadvert — verb /anɪmədˈvəːt/ a) To turn judicial attention (to); to punish or criticise. …that I have omitted many particulars, which it is proper to animadvert upon, in order to compleat the Secret History… b) To criticise, censure …   Wiktionary


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