Definition of Scrutiny

1. Noun. The act of examining something closely (as for mistakes).




2. Noun. A prolonged intense look.
Generic synonyms: Look, Looking, Looking At
Derivative terms: Scrutineer, Scrutinise, Scrutinise, Scrutinize, Scrutinize

Definition of Scrutiny

1. n. Close examination; minute inspection; critical observation.

2. v. t. To scrutinize.

Definition of Scrutiny

1. Noun. Intense study of someone or something. ¹

2. Noun. Thorough inspection of a situation or a case. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrutiny

1. a close examination [n -NIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrutiny

scrutinised
scrutiniser
scrutinises
scrutinising
scrutinisingly
scrutinization
scrutinize
scrutinized
scrutinizer
scrutinizers
scrutinizes
scrutinizing
scrutinizingly
scrutinous
scrutinously
scrutiny (current term)
scrutinyite
scruto
scrutoire
scrutore
scrutores
scrutos
scruze
scruzed
scruzes
scruzing
scry
scryde
scryer
scryers

Literary usage of Scrutiny

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"The scrutiny for this nomination is daily examined, and remains open as long as the scrutinies for the election of the deputy of the college. ..."

2. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till by John Campbell Campbell (1857)
"In opposing these the Master of the Rolls took the lead, and he contended "that the scrutiny was perfectly legal; that it might be continued after the ..."

3. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England by John Campbell Campbell, Joseph Arnould (1878)
"In opposing these the Master of the Rolls took the lead, and he contended " that the scrutiny was perfectly legal ; that it might be continued after the ..."

4. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"But Ordinary Rule of Close scrutiny Prevails.—But the ordinary rule that the claims of relatives against an insolvent estate should be closely scrutinized ..."

5. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus, Ralph Francis Kerr (1891)
"The second scrutiny gave a like result, but the votes which had been given to Capranica and ... On the occasion of the third scrutiny ..."

6. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"CAUSES RELATING TO A scrutiny ... before entering upon the archonship, had to pass a scrutiny (So/a- ..."

7. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"CAUSES RELATING TO A scrutiny (δοκιμασία) BEFORE THE SENATE ; ESPECIALLY OF ... also had to pass a scrutiny; and the present speech is made to the Senate in ..."

8. A Study of Ethical Principles by James Seth (1894)
"Life itself the Moral is such a scrutiny ; human history is one long process ... 1^™^ But the scrutiny of history is largely, though by no means tions "fit- ..."

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