Word of the Day
deprecate deprecate
/ˈdɛ prə ˌkeɪt /

C

  • critical critical  /ˈkrɪ tɪ kəl/ ?  marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws

    critical meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    2. (adj) at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    3. (adj) characterized by careful evaluation and judgment
    4. (adj) urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    5. (adj) forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis
    6. (adj) being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency
    7. (adj) of or involving or characteristic of critics or criticism

    Synonym(s)

    Antonym(s)

    critical usage(s)

    1. Opinion Columnist - Opinion editorials and critical essays encompassing all areas of the news media from the pages of PTI Magazine.
    2. TFK enables its readers to become literate, critical thinkers, and informed, responsible citizens.
  • critical analysis critical analysis  an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
  • critical angle critical angle  the smallest angle of incidence for which light is totally reflected
  • critical appraisal critical appraisal  an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
  • critical mass critical mass  the minimum amount (of something) required to start or maintain a venture
  • critical point critical point  a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be…
  • critical review critical review  an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book…
  • criticality criticality  /ˌkrɪ tə ˈkæ lə ti/ ?  a state of critical urgency
  • critically critically  /ˈkrɪ tɪ kə li/ ?  in a critical manner
  • criticalness criticalness  a state of critical urgency
  • criticise criticise  find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
  • criticism criticism  /ˈkrɪ tɪ ˌsɪ zəm/ ?  disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
  • criticize criticize  /ˈkrɪ tɪ ˌsaɪz/ ?  find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived…
  • critique critique  /krə ˈtik/ ?  an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book…
  • critter critter  /ˈkrɪ tər/ ?  a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)
  • critter sitter critter sitter  someone left in charge of pets while their owners are away from home
  • crius crius  (Greek mythology) one of the Titans
  • crixivan crixivan  a protease inhibitor (trade name Crixivan) used for treating HIV
  • crna gora crna gora  a former country bordering on the Adriatic Sea; now part of the Union of Serbia…
  • cro cro  /ˈkroʊ/ ?  electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
  • cro-magnon cro-magnon  extinct human of Upper Paleolithic in Europe
  • croak croak  /ˈkroʊk/ ?  a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
  • croaker croaker  /ˈkroʊ kər/ ?  the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern…
  • croaking croaking  /ˈkroʊ kɪŋ/ ?  a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Y
  • Z