animadversion, bad press, blame, censure, criticism, flak (informal) rebuke, stick (slang)
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stricture ( strictures plural )
1 n-count You can use strictures to refer to severe criticism or disapproval of something.
FORMAL usu pl, oft N on/against n
...Mencken's strictures on the 1920s, with its self-righteous prohibition on alcohol and unconventional ideas...
2 n-count You can refer to things that limit what you can do as strictures of a particular kind.
mainly FORMAL usu pl, usu with supp
Your goals are hindered by financial strictures.
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