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Definition of "critically" []

  • Containing or making severe or negative judgments (adjective)
  • Containing careful or analytical evaluations (adjective)
  • Of or involving a critic or criticism (adjective)
  • Of or forming a crisis; crucial; decisive (adjective)
  • Urgently needed (adjective)
  • So seriously injured or ill as to be in danger of dying (adjective)
  • Of, denoting, or concerned with a state in which the properties of a system undergo an abrupt change (adjective)
  • In a critical manner; with criticism. (adverb)

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  • With close discernment; accurately; exactly. (adverb)
  • At a crisis or critical time; in a situation, place, or condition of decisive consequence. (adverb)

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Use "critically" in a sentence
  • "The ability to think critically is always an asset to understanding anything."
  • "I belong to a generation of Americans that prides itself in critically looking at government policy and being wary of the mistakes of our forefathers."
  • "Effect of preextracorporeal membrane oxygenation ventilation days and age on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survival in critically ill children."