- 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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Related Wordsperfunctory, cursory, careless, imprudent, inaccurate, indiscriminate, offhand, shallow, slipshod, superficial, uninformed, unthinking, unperceptive, imperceptive, imprecise, undiscerning, undiscriminating
Examples from the Web for uncritical
For all its passion and gore, this book is not uncritical of the uprising itself.While the World Watched: The 1944 Warsaw Uprising
December 29, 2013
In Washington, Israel had an unwavering and uncritical ally in the form of George W. Bush.Israel Is Losing
March 23, 2011
For too long, Israeli leaders had it easy: unsympathetic enemies in the Middle East and uncritical friends in the United States.Why Israel Is Isolated
June 7, 2010
Yet an uncritical attitude toward the leading climate-change activists may be even more perilous.Blame the Smug Climate Warriors
December 19, 2009
The example of Hitler provided a dark parable of the dangers of uncritical worship of genius.What is a Genius?
November 9, 2013
When you once begin there is no end of them, and they spring from an uncritical philosophy after all.Phaedrus
She was surprised to see him so unstudied, so uncritical, so humorously anecdotal.The Coast of Chance
They may have been mistaken: Roosevelt may be uncritical in his judgments.A Preface to Politics
It was an age of accumulation, of uncritical and indiscriminate enthusiasm.
She despised his uncritical, unironical nature, it had nothing for her.The Rainbow
D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
- not containing or making severe or negative judgments
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Word Origin and History for uncritical
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