Synonyms and Antonyms of overcritical

  1. given to making or expressing unfavorable judgments about things an overcritical teacher can discourage even the most dedicated of students Synonyms captious, carping, caviling (or cavilling), faultfinding, hypercritical, judgmental, critical, rejectiveRelated Words discerning, discriminating, judicious; demanding, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicky, fussy, nitpicky, particular, picky; pettifogging, quibbling; harsh, merciless, uncharitable, unforgivingNear Antonyms undiscriminating; undemanding, unfussy; charitable, forgivingAntonyms uncritical

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up overcritical? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).