- An example of hypercritical is someone who is overly focused on small faults and looking for something to complain about or criticize.
- An example of hypercritical is a critic who pours over a book in extreme detail just to try to find a small mistake or typo.
The definition of hypercritical is being too critical.
too critical; too severe in judgment; hard to please
Excessively critical; captious.
(comparative more hypercritical, superlative most hypercritical)
- Meticulously or excessively critical.