- to review or analyze critically.
Origin of critique
1695–1705; < French < Greek kritikḗ the art of criticism, noun use of feminine of kritikós critical, skilled in judging; replacing critic
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Examples from the Web for critiquing
From an earned-media standpoint, Occupy got off of its message of critiquing the economy and got bogged down in process.Why Occupy Fizzled: A Year Later, How the Movement Got Bogged Down
September 17, 2012
But critiquing Sarah Palin, Todd Akin, Sharon Angle, Herman Cain, and Michele Bachmann, is actually very easy.
There is definitely an appeal in critiquing Republicans who are obviously unqualified to govern.
Then read the mountains of judgment, scorn, bragging, critiquing, and defensiveness that each debate seems to produce.You're Pregnant, Have a Drink
October 6, 2010
Critiquing one finalist, she brutally compared him to Wong: “My god, I miss Alex right now.”The Reality Makeover That Failed
August 10, 2010
- a critical essay or commentary, esp on artistic work
- the act or art of criticizing
C17: from French, from Greek kritikē, from kritikos able to discern
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Word Origin and History for critiquing
1702, restored French spelling of 17c. critick "art of criticism" (see critic), ultimately from Greek kritike tekhne "the critical art."
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