Cri*tique" (kr?-t?k"), n. [F. critique, f., fr. Gr. (sc. ) the critical art, from . See Critic.]


The art of criticism.

[Written also critic.] [R.]


A critical examination or estimate of a work of literature or art; a critical dissertation or essay; a careful and through analysis of any subject; a criticism; as, Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason."

I should as soon expect to see a critique on the poesy of a ring as on the inscription of a medal. Addison.


A critic; one who criticises.


A question among critiques in the ages to come. Bp. Lincoln.


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Cri*tique", v. t. [Cf. Critic, v.]

To criticise or pass judgment upon.




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