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  • as incarping
  • as inreviewing

synonyms for criticizing

  • bellyaching
  • caviling
  • disparaging
  • griping
  • grousing
  • grumbling
  • kvetching
  • moaning
  • nagging
  • niggling
  • quibbling
  • whining
  • censorious
  • critical
  • deprecatory
  • fault-finding
  • grouchy
  • hypercritical
  • nit-picking
  • overcritical
  • scathing

antonyms for criticizing

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  • complimentary
  • forgiving
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    How to use criticizing in a sentence

    While the camp was busily criticizing the governor our scouts from the Elk came in and reported seeing Indians hunting buffalo.
    A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
    "But if Mrs. Owen is guaranteed against loss there's no ground for criticizing you," said Dan.
    A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
    They might have been partners from the beginning of time from her businesslike manner of criticizing the paper.
    A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
    Sadie gave her a steady, criticizing glance, but her nave curiosity softened her rudeness.
    THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
    Apparently I, a civilian, was criticizing the judgment of the Army.
    SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
    He turned and examined them, with a pleased yet criticizing eye.
    ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
    He wrote an indignant article criticizing the city government and raking the police.
    MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
    Algernon went over to an entrance of one, to amuse his mind, cynically criticizing the bill.
    RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
    In criticizing the acting of a play, you should be guided wholly by the status of the actors.
    MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
    You will understand at once that I have no thought of criticizing theology or of discrediting it, if I could.
    QUIET TALKS WITH WORLD WINNERSS. D. GORDON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CRITICIZING

    • bellyaching
    • caviling
    • censorious
    • critical
    • criticizing
    • deprecatory
    • disparaging
    • fault-finding
    • griping
    • grouchy
    • grousing
    • grumbling
    • hypercritical
    • kvetching
    • moaning
    • nagging
    • niggling
    • nit-picking
    • overcritical
    • quibbling
    • scathing
    • whining
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.