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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypercritical 
  adj  :  inclined  to  judge  too  severely;  "hypercritical  of  colloquial 
  speech";  "the  overcritical  teacher  can  discourage 
  originality"  [syn:  {overcritical}] 




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