Etymology
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animadvert (v.)

early 15c., animadverten, "to take notice of," from Latin animadvertere "to notice, take cognizance of," also "to censure, blame, punish," literally "turn the mind to," from animus "the mind" (see animus) + advertere "turn to" (see advertise). The sense of "to criticize, blame, censure" in English is attested from 1660s. Related: Animadverted; animadverting.

updated on September 22, 2022

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