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Definition of Criticise

Criticise

  1. To examine and judge as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment upon; as, to criticise an author; to criticise a picture.
  2. To express one's views as to the merit or demerit of; esp., to animadvert upon; to find fault with; as, to criticise conduct.
  3. To act as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment; to play the critic; -- formerly used with on or upon.
  4. To discuss the merits or demerits of a thing or person; esp., to find fault.

Criticise Quotations

The people who criticise you will not be the ones taking care of your legs when you are in your wheelchair. People who never drove a car in these conditions, they just don't know.
Alain Prost

In the old days of literature, only the very thick-skinned - or the very brilliant - dared enter the arena of literary criticism. To criticise a person's work required equal measures of erudition and wit, and inferior critics were often the butt of satire and ridicule.
Joanne Harris

It's not a gift of mine, but one given to me, to be able to criticise myself and not be crushed, by myself or by others.
John Malkovich

I have no interest in anyone who wants to criticise me, or doesn't like me despite never having met me.
Kevin Pietersen

We've all been brought up with the view that religion has some kind of special privileged status. You're not allowed to criticise it.
Richard Dawkins
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