critical faculties

noun

Definition of critical faculties

: ability to make judgments about what is good or true She needs to learn to develop her critical faculties.

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“Critical faculties.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/critical%20faculties. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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