hy·per·crit·ic | \ˌhī-pər-ˈkri-tik \

Definition of hypercritic 

: a carping or unduly censorious critic

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hypercriticism \ˌhī-pər-ˈkri-tə-ˌsi-zəm \ noun

Examples of hypercritic in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of hypercritic

1633, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypercritic

New Latin hypercriticus, from hyper- + Latin criticus critic

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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