from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who is critical beyond measure or reason; an over-rigid critic; a captious censor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who is critical beyond measure or reason; a carping critic; a captious censor.
- adjective Hypercritical.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A carping or unduly censorious critic.
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I read the address in no unfriendly or hypercritic spirit, for none rejoice more than I in whatsoever contributes, even a little, to the luster of the Lone Star.
Methinks the hypercritic might say there should not be two words of the same spelling and sound and meaning, to make the rhyme, as in the lines ending with meet. '
He plays the hypercritic on himself, and starves his genius to death from a needless apprehension of a plethora.
Beddoes — a hypercritic of the Darwin  school, who writes bad verses himself, & of course criticises every body all others severely.
Salomon Seniler, an unbelieving hypercritic, in this respect hold an undesirable pre-eminence, his "Historiæ eccles. selecta capita" (3 vols.,
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