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Word of the Week

criticism (noun)

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.

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