scru·ti·ny /ˈskru:təni/ noun
formal : the act of carefully examining something especially in a critical way : the act of scrutinizing something [noncount] ▪ the close/careful scrutiny of data ▪ judicial/public/scientific scrutiny ▪ I'd never faced that kind of scrutiny before. ▪ Because of their past crimes, everything they do now will be subject to scrutiny. ▪ Their behavior is under scrutiny again. = Their behavior has come under scrutiny again. [=people are examining their behavior in a critical way again] [singular] ▪ Her opinion is based on a careful scrutiny of the text.