Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Criticism and disapproval - synonyms and related words

criticism

noun

comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad

condemnation

noun

a public statement in which someone criticizes someone or something severely

disapproval

noun

a feeling of not approving of someone or something

recrimination

noun

a situation in which people are accusing or criticizing each other

uproar

noun

angry public criticism of something

censure

noun

severe criticism of someone

reproof

noun

criticism, or blame

bashing

noun

severe public criticism

barrage

noun

a lot of criticisms, complaints, or questions directed at one person

thumbs-down

noun

a reaction that shows you do not like something such as a plan or an idea, or that you will not accept it

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

Mardi Gras

shrove tuesday

Open Dictionary

brain fade

a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog