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hypercritic

[ hahy-per-krit-ik ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈkrɪt ɪk /
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noun

a person who is excessively or captiously critical.

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Origin of hypercritic

From the New Latin word hypercriticus, dating back to 1625–35. See hyper-, critic
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