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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner inclined to judge too severely.

Usage examples (6)
  • All the above makes me look at each article I see with a jaundiced eye and makes me pour over the thing hypercritically.
  • In my desire to share my great ideas, I had focused hypercritically on others and what I thought was their inability to perform their jobs correctly.
  • In his general closing remarks, the Crown lawyer claimed that since Kim was denied leave to appeal the negative decision in her Humanitarian & Compassionate Application, this...
  • "Makes plenty of noise," said the County Court clerk hypercritically, "for for more
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