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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

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

You can choose not to sit on the fence. You can choose not to criticise. You must stand as guard at the door of your own mind and choose to be positive.
Gail Kelly

In almost any country, probably in Russia in particular, it's fashionable to criticise people in power. If you come out in support of someone like me, you're going to be accused of trying to ingratiate yourself.
Vladimir Putin

We have to be able to criticise what we love, to say what we have to say 'cause if your not trying to make something better, than as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
Ani DiFranco

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
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