What does the word criticism mean?

Usage examples for criticism

  1. She realized that the woman before her left her far behind in the matter of vitality, passion and self- criticism. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. Moreover, the women were too ashamed or too humiliated with their failure to invite the criticism of their friends, and although they avoided the subject among themselves, their agreement to bury it was no less final for being tacit. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  3. A book of essays full of charm, insight and sympathy, and of the transmitted enthusiasm that is the basis of all good criticism. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy