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Noun scrutiny has 2 senses
- examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
--1 is a kind of investigation, investigating
--1 has particulars:
| ||audit; autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, PM, postmortem examination; checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health check; comparison, comparing; fine-tooth comb, fine-toothed comb; follow-up, followup, reexamination, review; going-over; once-over, look-over; palpation, tactual exploration; endoscopy; keratoscopy; rhinoscopy; scan; search; survey, study; testing; time and motion study, time-and-motion study, time-motion study, motion study, time study, work study; inspection, review; bank examination|
- scrutiny - a prolonged intense look
--2 is a kind of look, looking, looking at