verb (used with object), crit·i·cized, crit·i·ciz·ing.
verb (used without object), crit·i·cized, crit·i·ciz·ing.
Examples from the Web for criticized
He criticized rather than praised the merits of powerful government, but he did so with unequivocal certainty.
Instead she played herself out, pigeon-holing herself into the very kind of characters she criticized Apatow for writing.
Either way, he stood out in a country whose media industry is often criticized for its milquetoast manner.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has been criticized for calling for revolution without saying what will replace the ancien régime.
A few days ago, he criticized his home state of Alabama for its entrenched prejudice.
The Colonel discussed the scheme, and criticized most officers very roundly; fortunately he had nothing whatever to say about me!At Ypres with Best-Dunkley|Thomas Hope Floyd
In brief, the company did not consider the claims satisfactorily established and criticized the whole affair as being irregular.The Best Policy|Elliott Flower
He walked over and criticized them with the air of a long-baffled connoisseur who had at last found his ideal.Evergreens|Jerome K. Jerome
I could not ask for help from those who had admonished and criticized.The Fifth Wheel|Olive Higgins Prouty
He criticized the abuses in injunction proceedings and favored the principle of trial by jury in such cases.Contemporary American History, 1877-1913|Charles A. Beard