Definition of hypercritical in English:


Syllabification: hy·per·crit·i·cal
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpərˈkritikəl


  • Excessively and unreasonably critical, especially of small faults.
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    • Why should anyone care if Hollywood occasionally forgets to be hypercritical about American history?
    • ‘It's all hypercritical when you think about,’ he adds.
    • But Johnson thinks citizens are being hypercritical of the police to deflect attention from themselves.



Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
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  • What I hadn't done is take a look at it as hypercritically as I do the poor saps who end up on G&F.
  • With this in mind, the avionics departments looked hypercritically at the prospect of buying new equipment.
  • Try stepping outside yourself and look at your resume hypercritically, as an employer looking to hire you would.

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