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Synonyms for overcritical

Synonyms for overcritical

inclined to judge too severely

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The shooter says he tries not to be overcritical of himself
Tidwald's comments may strike us as harsh and overcritical, but as Tolkien argues in the essay "Ofermod," Beorhtnoth's actions clearly warrant criticism, not sympathy.
being overcritical, a workaholic, a pushover), Blumenthal outlines his Circles of Strength model: raise awareness, build support, take action.
Modest, shy, practical, overcritical and perfectionist.
Concerning automated process management it has to be pointed out that an overcritical damping ratio is the most important demand (Mare & Laffite 1995).
People are always a little bit overcritical on him until he finishes his career and then everybody will say, 'He was a great player'.
Some of the compensatory strategies that adults adopt to deal with these negative processes include procrastination, overcritical judgment, and "pseudoefficiency," whereby the individuals occupy themselves with busy work as a way to keep themselves from failing at real work, he noted.
I came back well from Sri Lanka but the West Indies was really hard and in some ways I think I've been overcritical of myself sometimes.
RAT - 1996: Imaginative characters who are both charming and generous to those they love, but with a quick temper and overcritical nature.
Instead overcritical, overconcerned extended family members were always interfering in the family's matters.
2) Somewhat overcritical of his German contemporaries, Nietzsche describes in his provocative autobiography Ecce Homo (written in the Fall of 1888) the reception of his works as follows: "uberall sonst habe ich Leser--lauter ansgesuchte Intelligenzen, bewahrte, in hohen Stellungen and Pflichten erzogene Charaktere; ich habe sogar wirkliche Genies unter meinen Lesern.
RCA tp = arc, ear RCA ta1 = arch, card, care, carp, cart, crab, cram, craw, czar, orca, race, rack, racy, sear RCA VICTOR ta3 = overcritical RCA VICTOR ta4 = reciprocative
She has tried throughout the story to please an overcritical man, making us uncomfortable at her self-submission, but at the same time, we are moved by the outpouring of love.
Just under half of couples admit they often put their foot in it by being insensitive or overcritical of their partners.