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acritical

(eɪˈkrɪtɪkəl)
adj
showing no indication of crisis
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Adj.1.acritical - without a crisis (as of some diseases)
noncritical, noncrucial - not in a state of crisis or emergency
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We both are puzzled and concerned by the placid, acritical acceptance of new technologies.
These lists - more or less justifiable on the basis of some bland moralistic or esthetic criterion - are, by their very nature, fundamentally acritical.
Non-linear viscoelasticity occurs at an applied strain above acritical strain discussed earlier.
Claims to a distinctive professional ethic should be embraced, so long as those claims do not include assumptions of an acritical finality and are not preemptive of other forms or expressions of moral goodness.
Indeed, lest we forget that theological contextualization does not enjoin the acritical appropriation of all elements of a local tradition, Jione Havea's interesting essay on "the cons of contextuality" reminds us that theologians are also called to challenge and critique their culture of origin when the latter is perceived to be incompatible with the demands of the gospel (46-48).
B u t things are getting to acritical stage with them.
A car stopped that contained acritical care nurse from nearby Arrowe Park Hospital and a neighbour who's a firefighter went to help.
Sanna Valtonen and Sanna Ojajarvi, "Do the Right Thing: Gendering Practices in Sports Media"; Henrik Ornebring, "Revisiting the Coronation: ACritical Perspective on the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953"; Hillevi Ganetz, "Familiar Beasts: Nature, Culture, and Gender in Wildlife Films on Television"; Anne Marit Myrstad, "You, Me, and the Housework: Discussion of the 'Housewife Film's' Compere"; Kenneth Reinecke Hansen, "'Reality' in TV Journalism: Dramaturgy of the Motor: About the Relationship between TV Journalistic Production and Dramaturgy in Current Affairs Features"; Stian Slotteroy Johnsen, "News Technology: Deconstructing and Reconstructing News"; Bengt Johnasson, "Mass Media, Interpersonal Communication or Personal Experience?
But the team that finishes second from bottom has to face the play-off system to try and stay up so we're all reaching acritical phase.
Today, when Lamberto Pignotti claims the timeliness of a "poesia tecnologica" ("technological poetry") that does not preclude the particular vocabulary of newspapers, bureaucracy, and technology spread by mass media, on the one hand he proposes welcoming "tecno-lingua" ("techno-language") of the "gerghi specifici" ("particular jargons"); on the other hand, he criticizes its acritical and mechanical use, denouncing their falseness.
In this respect it is as much a context for culture and life as it is a cultural expression in and of itself and hence it cannot be convincingly rendered as fine or figurative art writ large: When architecture is reduced to large sculpture, it is not only formalistically reductive but also an acritical mode of expression that may pass muster as art but is hardly architecture.
While acknowledging such a capacity, Boff warns against the acritical criterion of pragmatism with the primacy given to practical effectiveness and stresses the necessity of critically evaluating the ethical quality of a course of political action through the socioanalytic and hermeneutical mediations: