- not inclined or able to judge, especially by the application of comparative standards: an uncritical reader.
- undiscriminating; not applying or not guided by the standards of analysis: an uncritical estimate; their uncritical acceptance of traditional values.
Origin of uncritical
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2. shallow, superficial, casual.
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Examples from the Web for uncritically
It works great among people who already love Israel uncritically—and falls flat among everyone else.Why Sheldon Adelson’s New 'Rethink Israel' Website Is Doomed to Fail
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The Rebecca Project erred by uncritically repeating the 100,000 figure.Sex-Trafficking Feud
July 7, 2011
The story-teller, while observing the traditional form, does not always do so uncritically.Eskimo Folktales
He accepted it as uncritically as he accepted life, school, his parents.Rough-Hewn
The artists, however, whom Mr. Bennett belauds so uncritically, are not of this sort.Pot-Boilers
Uncritically considered, they seem to assert two things, one reasonable, the other palpably absurd.
Guizot uncritically followed Raynouard, who held with or anticipated Savigny.The Evolution of States
J. M. Robertson
- not containing or making severe or negative judgments
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Word Origin and History for uncritically
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