What does animadvert mean?
The definition of animadvert
An`i*mad*vert”, v. i.
[imp. & p. p. Animadverted; p. pr. & vb. n.Animadverting.]
Etym: [L. animadvertere; animus mind + advertere to turn to; ad to + vertere to turn.]

1 To take notice; to observe; — commonly followed by that. Dr. H. More.
2 To consider or remark by way of criticism or censure; to express censure; — with on or upon. I should not animadvert on him . . . if he had not used extreme severity in his judgment of the incomparable Shakespeare. Dryden.
3 To take cognizance judicially; to inflict punishment. [Archaic] Grew.

Synonyms
— To remark; comment; criticise; censure.