1. lower criticism the study of existing manuscripts of the Scriptures in order to determine the original text
  2. higher criticism the scientific study of biblical writings to determine their origin and meaning
  3. literary criticism the informed analysis and evaluation of literature
  4. new criticism literary criticism based on close analysis of the text
  5. self-criticism criticism of yourself
  6. petty criticism a petty disparagement
  7. criticism a serious examination and judgment of something
  8. bureaucratism nonelective government officials
  9. neuroticism a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
  10. Briticism an expression that is used in Great Britain
  11. criticise find fault with
  12. hypoadrenocorticism a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
  13. neoromanticism an art movement based on a revival of Romanticism in art and literature
  14. peripateticism (philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science
  15. didacticism communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive
  16. romanticism impractical ideals and attitudes
  17. Romanticism a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
  18. archaicism the use of an archaic expression
  19. concretism a representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms
  20. geneticism the belief that all human characteristics are determined genetically

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