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Excessively critical; captious.

hy′per·crit′i·cal·ly adv.
hy′per·crit′i·cism (-ĭ-sĭz′əm) n.
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He sits down at the table, glances around hypercritically at the dishes, unfolds his napkin and, inspecting the spaghetti, mutters: "Anything new?
THE nine per cent increase in the number of Irish women who admitted going to Britain for abortions is a timely reminder that we are still hypercritically and conveniently exporting our problems to Britain.
Already in antiquity there were commentators on Aristotle who took exception to the way that he hypercritically attacked Anaxagoras on other points of detail, and who even turned the tables by defending Anaxagoras against his accuser.