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Hypercritical definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HYPERCRIT'ICAL, a. Over critical; critical beyond use or reason; animadverting on faults with unjust severity; as a hypercritical reader.
1. Excessively nice or exact; as a hypercritical punculio.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: inclined to judge too severely; "hypercritical of colloquial speech"; "the overcritical teacher can discourage originality" [syn: hypercritical, overcritical]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1605 meticulously or excessively critical Synonyms: see critical hypercritically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. excessively critical, esp. of small faults. Derivatives: hypercritically adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hypercritical Hy`per*crit"ic*al, a. 1. Over critical; unreasonably or unjustly critical; carping; captious. ``Hypercritical readers.'' --Swift. 2. Excessively nice or exact. --Evelyn.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Over-critical, captiously critical.

Moby Thesaurus

captious, carping, caviling, censorious, critic, critical, cynical, faultfinding, hairsplitting, hypersensitive, morbidly sensitive, nagging, niggling, overconscientious, overcritical, overfastidious, overmeticulous, overnice, overparticular, overprecise, overrefined, overscrupulous, oversensitive, oversqueamish, pettifogging, quibbling, trichoschistic, ultracritical



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