Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Definitions for animadvert
- To comment unfavorably or critically.
- Obsolete. To take cognizance or notice of.
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Citations for animadvert
I have a proposition which I am desirous of making to Mr. Gilmore, as a magistrate acting in this part of the county. Of course, it is not for me to animadvert upon what the magistrates may do at the bench tomrorrow.
It is not our business to animadvert upon these lines; we are not critics, but historians.
Origin of animadvert
Animadvert comes from the Latin animadvertere meaning to heed or censure.