Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scrutiny

2 senses of scrutiny

Sense 1
examination, scrutiny -- (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes))
       => investigation, investigating -- (the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically)

Sense 2
scrutiny -- (a prolonged intense look)
       => look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")

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