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So sometimes I think I would overreact over little things just because I’m hypercritical of myself.
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Her mother ran the household with a hypercritical eye, although she could stand only for short periods.
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Quite a number of Marxian critics find themselves in the same position as the hypercritical French sculptor.
THE LIFE AND TEACHING OF KARL MARXM. BEER
To be hypercritical, I might suggest that perhaps occasionally the version is rather too literal.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100., FEBRUARY 7, 1891VARIOUS
Be not hypercritical, for Heart's sake, against a man whose aim it is to help the cause of Heart.
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
The public ear has become dainty, fastidious, hypercritical; hence the Ballad-Singer languishes and dies.
THE HISTORY OF THE CATNACH PRESSCHARLES HINDLEY
The rest of the evening I could enjoy to my heart's content with no hypercritical glances following me around.
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"But it is hypercritical even to suggest such a thing," she said, pouting.
THE QUEEN'S CUPG. A. HENTY
I hope they do not read as if I were hypercritical or sceptical.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
But few, we think, would have been hypercritical in judging of Columbus' first attitudes as he stepped down upon his new world.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HYPERCRITICAL

  • captious
  • carping
  • fussy
  • hairsplitting
  • hard to please
  • hypercritical
  • nagging
  • niggling
  • nit-picking
  • overcritical
  • pettifogging
  • quibbling
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