Examples of hypercritical in a Sentence
if you go by what that hypercritical reviewer says, you are going to end up seeing very few movies
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Karen is hypercritical of the school’s teachers, the curriculum, the kids and the other parents, either because they’re absent or overly involved.
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First Known Use of hypercritical
Synonymscaptious, carping, caviling (or cavilling), faultfinding, critical, judgmental, overcritical, rejective
Related Wordsdiscerning, discriminating, judicious; demanding, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicky, fussy, nitpicky, particular, picky; pettifogging, quibbling; harsh, merciless, uncharitable, unforgiving
Near Antonymsundiscriminating; undemanding, unfussy; charitable, forgiving
Synonym Discussion of hypercritical
- a critical essay
- hypercritical disparagement of other people's work
- a faultfinding reviewer
- a captious critic
- a carping editorial
- the censorious tone of the review
HYPERCRITICAL Defined for English Language Learners
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