an article or essay
a literary or other work; detailed evaluation; review.
comment on some problem, subject, etc.
the art or practice of
verb (used with object)
to review or analyze
the art of criticism, noun use of feminine of
critical, skilled in judging; replacing
Can be confused
a critical essay or commentary, esp on artistic work
the act or art of criticizing
[C17: from French, from Greek
able to discern]
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To critique how the dinosaurs and monsters were drawn would be a futile exercise.
Afterwards join other artists in a gentle critique of the works.
Book reviewers are trained to evaluate and critique texts.
Have students discuss and critique each other's responses.
The more inventive are using philosophy and the arts to critique dominant business mindsets.
Other intellectuals found his critique of totalitarianism too harsh.
We've also been attracting new members among faculty who agree that the sustainability movement is ripe for critique.
In retrospect, my critique of modern psychiatry was probably too mild.
Let us critique it in the context of our overall academic success.
Don't look to the book, then, for an explanation of hiring trends in academe or for a critique of the faculty-labor system.
The focus of the critique isn't the individuals, but the task.
If you want a critique, be specific about what your concerns are and tell the reader what to read for.
Members then critique, build on, and remix the tracks.
But although his critique of latter-day environmentalism strains in a few places, it does have a larger coherence.
Nor is it a critique of the p-value for tests of statistical significance.
The number of grammatical, logical and factual errors in your post push it way beyond critique.
Self-awareness exists as a running critique organizing conscious experience.
If you have a specific critique of my post, than state it clearly.
There is so much left out, one is at a loss as to where to begin the critique.
Such sloppy thinkers should not critique the writer here.
There is no room in science for this type of flippant dismissal of valid critique of scientific work.
These films are making a critique of the one-camera view of the world.
The beginning of this post seems a critique, the end an affirmation.
The theory has survived close to a century of critique and skepticism.
Unfortunately you chose to criticize my style of writing rather than to make a substantive critique of my arguments.
They are not afraid of evolution the way evolutionists are intent on censoring any scientific critique or alternative.
It was a devastating critique of traditional medical decision-making, and it had wide influence.
Let's not even mention the pawnbroker's critique of his red leather coat.
It strikes me as a significant and nuanced critique.
He recently wrote a lengthy critique of the two studies that has not yet been published.
And, yes, there is a further level to the critique from the right.
These proposals, however worthwhile, fail to cohere into a comprehensive critique.
If his critique was right, quantum mechanics was inherently flawed.
By definition you are a critic, this review being a critique of the movie.
Pointing out all of the physics problems is a critique.
And then he returned to his critique of group selection.
Notwithstanding the critique above, there is a fundamental economic problem with health care.
Its critique of contemporary consumer culture and demagoguery is quite sophisticated.
But the critique is also wrong as an approach to the law.
He seemed to really believe it, offering a scathing critique of the status quo.
It follows on from his critique of pure reason and deals with his moral philosophy.
It is actually a critique, then, of the pretensions of applied practical reason.
These thinkers also critique the idea of peace as a hopeful or eventual end.
Boundary critique a concept about the meaning and validity of propositions.