uncritical

[ uhn-krit-i-kuhl ]
/ ʌnˈkrɪt ɪ kəl /

adjective

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.

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Origin of uncritical

First recorded in 1650–60; un-1 + critical

OTHER WORDS FROM uncritical

un·crit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for uncritical

uncritical
/ (ʌnˈkrɪtɪkəl) /

adjective

not containing or making severe or negative judgments
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