Synonyms of 'critical'

abstruse, accurate, acute, appreciative, arduous, attentive, bad, brutal, captious, carping, censorious, charged, choosy, clamorous, climacteric, close, commentative, commentatorial, compelling, complex, conclusive, conscientious, consequential, correct, critic, crucial, crying, cynical, dangerous, decisive, delicate, demanding, demonstrative, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciatory, desperate, detailed, determinative, differential, difficile, difficult, dire, discerning, discriminate, discriminating, discriminative, distinctive, distinguishing, editorial, emergent, essayistic, essential, exact, exacting, exegetic, exemplificative, exigent, explanatory, explicative, explicatory, explosive, expositive, expositorial, expository, exquisite, fastidious, faultfinding, fine, finical, finicking, finicky, formidable, fussy, glossarial, grave, hairy, hard, herculean, high-pressure, hypercritical, illuminating, illuminative, illustrative, imperative, imperious, important, insistent, instant, intricate, jeopardous, judgemental, judicative, judicial, judiciary, judicious, juristic, key, knotted, knotty, laborious, loaded, lowering, mean, meticulous, minute, momentous, nagging, narrow, nice, niggling, operose, overcritical, parlous, particular, penetrating, perilous, picky, pivotal, precarious, precise, pregnant, pressing, priggish, prudish, punctilious, punctual, quibbling, refined, religious, rigid, rigorous, rough, rugged, scrupulous, selective, sensitive, serious, monographic, severe, significant, slippery, slippy, spiny, steep, strenuous, strict, subtle, tactful, thorny, ticklish, toilsome, touch-and-go, touchy, tough, tricky, ugly, uncertain, uphill, urgent, vital, weighty, wicked