Meaning – the expression of disapproval as a result of a judgment of someone or something on the basis of faults or mistakes.
Example of using it in a sentence: “He has received a lot of criticism for the way he has run the company over the last few months.”
Spelling Tip – The Latin root word is the noun critic - a person who expresses an unfavorable opinion of something or someone and the old English suffix ‘ism’ indicating the action of giving the unfavorable option is taking place.
cr + i + tic + ism
Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.