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critical
used in Candide

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1  —1 use as in:
don't be so critical
Definition
finding fault and telling others; or tending to have unfavorable opinions
  • "But is there not a pleasure," said Candide, "in criticising everything, in pointing out faults where others see nothing but beauties?"
    Chapter 25 (95% in)

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  • One of these critics at his side said to him between the acts: "Your tears are misplaced; that is a shocking actress; the actor who plays with her is yet worse; and the play is still worse than the actors.
    Chapter 22 (15% in)

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