hypercritic

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noun hy·per·crit·ic \ˌhī-pər-ˈkri-tik\

Definition of hypercritic

  1. :  a carping or unduly censorious critic

hypercriticism

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈkri-tə-ˌsi-zəm\ noun

Examples of hypercritic in a sentence

  1. of course the hypercritics were quick to jump on the film for every time it deviated even slightly from the novel on which it was based

Origin and Etymology of hypercritic

New Latin hypercriticus, from hyper- + Latin criticus critic


First Known Use: 1633



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