Part of speech:

Over; above; above measure; as, hypercritical.

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Usage examples "hyper":

  1. Grant went home licked as thoroughly as any country boy, not hyper- critical, could ask, and should have felt that all was lost save honor. - "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
  2. But in the evenings he could sit in the fire- glow and listen to the wind and to the coyotes and the gray wolves, and weave stories that even the most hyper- critical of editors could not fail to find convincing. - "The Lure of the Dim Trails", by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower.
  3. On the objective aspect, the explanations furnished by reason are of necessity physical, while, on the ejective aspect, such explanations are of necessity metaphysical- or rather, let us say, hyper- physical. - "Mind and Motion and Monism", George John Romanes.