Extremely or excessively critical

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  • ultracritical — index critical (faultfinding) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ultracritical — ultracritically, adv. /ul treuh krit i keuhl/, adj. hypercritical. [ULTRA + CRITICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • ultracritical — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hypercritical, fussy, exigent; see critical 2 , severe 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • ultracritical — ul•tra•crit•i•cal [[t]ˌʌl trəˈkrɪt ɪ kəl[/t]] adj. cvb hypercritical • Etymology: 1905–10 ul tra•crit′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • ultracritical — /ʌltrəˈkrɪtɪkəl/ (say ultruh kritikuhl) adjective excessively critical …   Australian English dictionary

  • ultracritical — ultracritically, adv. /ul treuh krit i keuhl/, adj. hypercritical. [ULTRA + CRITICAL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • critical — I (crucial) adjective acute, anceps, chief, climacteric, climactic, commanding, considerable, deciding, decisive, determining, dubius, essential, eventful, exigent, far reaching, fateful, foremost, grave, imperative, important, imposing, key,… …   Law dictionary

  • captious — Synonyms and related words: bickering, carping, caviling, censorious, choplogic, contrary, critic, critical, cynical, demanding, equivocatory, evasive, exacting, faultfinding, finicky, hairsplitting, hedging, hypercritical, irritable, logic… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • carping — Synonyms and related words: adverse criticism, animadversion, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, blameful, captious, captiousness, cavil, caviling, censorious, censoriousness, condemnatory, critical, criticism, cynical, damnatory, exception,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • critical — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, accurate, acute, alarming, allegorizing, annotative, appreciative, arduous, attentive, bad, basic, belittling, brutal, captious, carping, caviling, censorious, charged, choicy, choosy, clamorous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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