hypercritical

[ hahy-per-krit-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF hypercritical
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HYPERCRITICAL

All this is hypercritical, but hypercriticism must be met with its own weapons.

"'Tis rude to laugh" is another precept of the hypercritical mother.

This is not hypercritical, but is in accordance with the knowledge we have to-day.

It were hypercritical to accuse him of a lack of originality.

I was cross and ugly and hypercritical and generally nasty, and they passed me up.

The dialects are somewhat muddled, moreover; but we must not be hypercritical.

And she did not wish to fall into exaggeration, to be hypercritical.

And I say this without the least wish to disparage these hypercritical persons.

To be hypercritical here is often absurd and sometimes silly.

But, perhaps, as Ezekiel is coming, it is hypercritical to object to Jeremiah.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from hyper- + critical.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HYPERCRITICAL

captious

adjectivevery critical
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