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Criticism vs. Reflection — What's the Difference?

Criticism vs. Reflection — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Criticism and Reflection

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Criticism

Criticism is the practice of judging the merits and faults of something. The judger is called a critic.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The expression of disapproval of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes
He received a lot of criticism
He ignored the criticisms of his friends
May 22, 2022

Reflection

Something, such as light, radiant heat, sound, or an image, that is reflected.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The analysis and judgement of the merits and faults of a literary or artistic work
Alternative methods of criticism supported by well-developed literary theories
May 22, 2022
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Reflection

Serious thinking or careful consideration
Engaged in reflection on the problem.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The act of criticizing, especially adversely.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

A thought or an opinion resulting from such thinking or consideration
Wrote down her reflections.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

A critical comment or judgment.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

An indirect expression of censure or discredit
A reflection on his integrity.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The practice of analyzing, classifying, interpreting, or evaluating literary or other artistic works.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

A manifestation or result
Her achievements are a reflection of her courage.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

A critical article or essay; a critique.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The folding of a membrane from the wall of a cavity over an organ and back to the wall.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The investigation of the origin and history of literary documents; textual criticism.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The folds so made.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

(uncountable) The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed
The politician received a lot of public criticism for his controversial stance on the issue.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

(countable) A critical observation or detailed examination and review.
The politician received several detailed criticisms of his stance on the issue.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The property of a propagated wave being thrown back from a surface (such as a mirror).
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The rules and principles which regulate the practice of the critic; the art of judging with knowledge and propriety of the beauties and faults of a literary performance, or of a production in the fine arts; as, dramatic criticism.
The elements ofcriticism depend on the two principles of Beauty and Truth, one of which is the final end or object of study in every one of its pursuits: Beauty, in letters and the arts; Truth, in history and sciences.
By criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant a standard of judging well.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

Something, such as an image, that is reflected.
The dog barked at his own reflection in the mirror.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
About the plan of "Rasselas" little was said by the critics; and yet the faults of the plan might seem to invite severe criticism.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

Careful thought or consideration.
After careful reflection, I have decided not to vote for that proposition.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

Disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings;
The senator received severe criticism from his opponent
May 22, 2022

Reflection

An implied criticism.
It is a reflection on his character that he never came back to see them.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

A serious examination and judgment of something;
Constructive criticism is always appreciated
May 22, 2022

Reflection

(computing) The process or mechanism of determining the capabilities of an object at run-time.
May 22, 2022

Criticism

A written evaluation of a work of literature
May 22, 2022

Reflection

(anatomy) The folding of a part; a fold.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected.
The eye sees not itself,But by reflection, by some other things.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The reverting of the mind to that which has already occupied it; continued consideration; meditation; contemplation; hence, also, that operation or power of the mind by which it is conscious of its own acts or states; the capacity for judging rationally, especially in view of a moral rule or standard.
By reflection, . . . I would be understood to mean, that notice which the mind takes of its own operations, and the manner of them, by reason whereof there come to be ideas of these operations in the understanding.
This delight grows and improves under thought and reflection.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

Shining; brightness, as of the sun.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

That which is produced by reflection.
As the sun water we can bear,Yet not the sun, but his reflection, there.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

A part reflected, or turned back, at an angle; as, the reflection of a membrane.
Job's reflections on his once flourishing estate did at the same time afflict and encourage him.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

Censure; reproach cast.
He died; and oh! may no reflection shedIts poisonous venom on the royal dead.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The transference of an excitement from one nerve fiber to another by means of the nerve cells, as in reflex action. See Reflex action, under Reflex.
May 22, 2022

Reflection

A calm lengthy intent consideration
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
May 22, 2022

Reflection

Expression without words;
Tears are an expression of grief
The pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material);
He studied his reflection in the mirror
May 22, 2022

Reflection

A likeness in which left and right are reversed
May 22, 2022

Reflection

(mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed
May 22, 2022

Reflection

A remark expressing careful consideration
May 22, 2022

Reflection

The ability to reflect beams or rays
May 22, 2022

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