Qualified to criticise, or pass judgment upon, literary or artistic productions.
Pertaining to criticism or the critic's art; of the nature of a criticism; accurate; as, critical knowledge; a critical dissertation.
Inclined to make nice distinctions, or to exercise careful judgment and selection; exact; nicely judicious.
Inclined to criticise or find fault; fastidious; captious; censorious; exacting.
Characterized by thoroughness and a reference to principles, as becomes a critic; as, a critical analysis of a subject.
Pertaining to, or indicating, a crisis, turning point, or specially important juncture; important as regards consequences; hence, of doubtful issue; attended with risk; dangerous; as, the critical stage of a fever; a critical situation.
I'm not trying to brainwash my critics. If they're critics, they're critics, and that's their job to be critical, but I certainly enjoy the involvement I have with my fans. I enjoy the time I get to spend with them, and I don't waste time with someone stubborn who is not going to come around. John Cena
I am able to ride the bike and think clearly about strategy and tyres. I also have positive thinking. I am very constructively critical. Valentino Rossi
The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy. Juan Williams
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years. Thomas Hardy
I'm really critical of my posture, it makes a big difference. And I try to suck my belly in. Everyone should do that whether you're on a red carpet or not. Even if you're just going out to dinner with your boyfriend you should try and suck it in. Katy Perry