Examples of uncritical in a Sentence
The senator's uncritical support for the measure reflects his poor judgment.
had an uncritical trust in the nation's leaders
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Blind devotion and uncritical admiration are not qualities which Khrushchev inspires in those closest to him.
Meanwhile there are costs to America’s uncritical soldier worship.
Yet Shakespeare’s support for social order is not an uncritical approval of the status quo.
It’s occasioned by a biography: David Yaffe’s Reckless Daughter: A Portrait Of Joni Mitchell (Sarah Crichton Books, $28), an adoring but not uncritical book built on hours of conversation with the artist.
And RT’s coverage of Trump had not been wholly uncritical.
The report’s dismissal of the role of religion garnered the most public attention, chiefly due to a woefully uncritical story in The Independent.
Does a documentary that takes a seemingly uncritical, almost reality-TV-style look at a small-town wannabe skinhead like the 36-year-old Daliborek amount to giving him a platform for his admittedly confused or at least not very consistent ideas?
Though far from uncritical, biographers of Jefferson in the postwar years up to, roughly, the early 1970s—scholars like Dumas Malone and Merrill Peterson—treated him with sympathy and celebrated his Enlightenment ideals.
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First Known Use of uncritical
Synonymsaw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naïf (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, naive, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyed
Antonymscosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
Related Wordscallow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic; believing, credulous, gullible (also gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded; beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, thoughtless
Near Antonymscritical, cynical, doubting, incredulous, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvinced; careful, cautious, guarded, leery (also leary), wary, watchful; down-to-earth, hardheaded, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realistic, sober; street-smart, streetwise
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