critical faculties

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of critical faculties

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

Word by Word Definitions

critical play
  1. : inclined to criticize severely and unfavorably

  2. : consisting of or involving criticism

  3. : exercising or involving careful judgment or judicious evaluation

faculty play faculties
  1. : ability, power: such as

  2. : innate or acquired ability to act or do

  3. : an inherent capability, power, or function


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