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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The problem is that a homogeneity of viewpoints tends to produce uncritical consensus, leading groups of otherwise intelligent people to collectively overlook or downplay evidence that might counter their preconceptions.
If the secretary of education were a numbers person, the data and research available might make her reconsider her uncritical embrace of school choice.
Meanwhile there are costs to America’s uncritical soldier worship.
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.
Blind devotion and uncritical admiration are not qualities which Khrushchev inspires in those closest to him.
And RT’s coverage of Trump had not been wholly uncritical.
Yet Shakespeare’s support for social order is not an uncritical approval of the status quo.
The report’s dismissal of the role of religion garnered the most public attention, chiefly due to a woefully uncritical story in The Independent.
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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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