critical faculties

Definition of critical faculties

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

Word by Word Definitions

criticalplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or being a turning point or specially important juncture : such as

    :  relating to or being the stage of a disease at which an abrupt change for better or worse may be expected

    :  being or relating to an illness or condition involving danger of death

facultyplay faculties
  1. :  ability, power: such as

    :  innate or acquired ability to act or do

    :  an inherent capability, power, or function


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