to notice, to comment upon ...1642 obs. rare
from Latin animadvers- ppl. stem of animadvertere, to turn the mind to, to take notice of
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1642 - see Example below
"...All the Fathers might be revised and briefly animadversed."
From: A Collection of Speeches made by Sir Edward Dering Knight and Baronet, in matter of Religion, 1642
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles,
James Murray, 1887-1933