Synonyms to taking exception

animadversion, accusation, adverse criticism, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, captiousness, carping, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, censure, criticism, exception, faultfinding, flak, hairsplitting, hit, home thrust, hostile criticism, hypercriticalness, hypercriticism, imputation, insinuation, knock, nagging, niggle, niggling, nit, nit-picking, obloquy, overcriticalness, pestering, pettifogging, priggishness, quibble, quibbling, rap, reflection, reprehension, reproachfulness, slam, slur, stricture, swipe, trichoschistism, abuse, affront, affusion, agape, allegation, aspergation, asperges, atrocity, auricular confession, backbiting, baptism, baptismal gown, baptismal regeneration, baptistery, baptizement, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, brickbat, calumny, celebration, chrismal, christening, circumcision, confession, confirmation, contempt, contumely, cut, defamation, despite, detraction, disparagement, dump, enormity, flou