inclined to find fault or to judge with severity, often too readily. occupied with or skilled in criticism. involving skillful judgment as to truth, merit, etc.; judicial: a critical analysis. of or relating to critics or criticism: critical essays. providing textual variants, proposed emendations, etc.: a critical edition of Chaucer. pertaining to or of the […]
an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited. activity and those engaged in it: to fight crime. the habitual or frequent commission of crimes: a life of crime. any offense, serious wrongdoing, or sin. […]
serving to conceal an animal from its prey.
- Anti cruelty
the state or quality of being cruel. cruel disposition or conduct. a cruel act. Law. conduct by a spouse that causes grievous bodily harm or mental suffering. noun (pl) -ties deliberate infliction of pain or suffering the quality or characteristic of being cruel a cruel action (law) conduct that causes danger to life or limb […]