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Negative NuancePlay
Criticism often implies negative feedback, even if it's constructive. SlideDespite his good intentions, his criticism stung a little.
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Constructive PurposePlay
Use 'constructive criticism' to indicate the aim is to improve someone's work or behavior. SlideShe welcomed the constructive criticism on her essay.
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Emotional ImpactPlay
Be aware that criticism can affect people emotionally. SlideHe felt discouraged after criticism from his coach.