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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