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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Inclined to judge too severely.

Usage examples (38)
  • hypercritical of colloquial speech
  • If I come out of the gate as some kind of hypercritical harpy, and people think my work stinks, my career's over before it even began.
  • Perry always says I shouldn't be so hypercritical.
  • It is so phony and hypercritical it makes me SICK!!! for more
Tutoring comment
  • The movie critic is "hypercritical" (overly inclined to find fault), not "hypocritical" (phony or fake).
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