Definition of autocritical

: of or relating to autocriticism : disposed to or marked by the exercise of autocriticism the autocritical habit of mind indispensable to a genuine philosopher— David Gascoyne

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First Known Use of autocritical

1632, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autocritical

aut- + critical

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“Autocritical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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