See also: crític

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French critique, from Latin criticus, from Ancient Greek κριτικός (kritikós, of or for judging, able to discern), from κρίνω (krínō, I judge).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkɹɪt.ɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪtɪk

NounEdit

critic (plural critics)

  1. A person who appraises the works of others.
  2. A specialist in judging works of art.
  3. One who criticizes; a person who finds fault.
    • 1741, I[saac] Watts, The Improvement of the Mind: Or, A Supplement to the Art of Logick: [], London: [] James Brackstone, [], OCLC 723474632:
      When an author has many beauties consistent with virtue, piety, and truth, let not little critics exalt themselves, and shower down their ill nature.
  4. An opponent.
  5. Obsolete form of critique (an act of criticism)
  6. Obsolete form of critique (the art of criticism)

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VerbEdit

critic (third-person singular simple present critics, present participle criticking, simple past and past participle criticked)

  1. (obsolete, transitive, intransitive) To criticise.
    • 1607, Antony Brewer (attributed), Lingua, or the Combat of the Five Senses for Superiority
      Nay, if you begin to critic once, we shall never have done.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English critique, from French critique, from New Latin critica (critique).

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critic f (genitive singular critice, nominative plural criticí)

  1. critique
    Synonym: beachtaíocht
  2. criticism
    Synonym: criticeas, léirmheastóireacht

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
critic chritic gcritic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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critic m pl

  1. masculine plural of critich

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French critique and Latin criticus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

critic m (plural critici)

  1. critic

AdjectiveEdit

critic m or n (feminine singular critică, masculine plural critici, feminine and neuter plural critice)

  1. critical

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