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Definition of "uncritical" []

  • Not critical; undiscriminating or indulgent. (adjective)
  • Not using critical standards or methods, as in evaluation. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uncritical" in a sentence
  • "Or, to return to the lexicon of romantic criticism, you might call it uncritical life, life without alienation, immune from all normative demands."
  • "Over the past four decades, patriotism was often defined as uncritical support for U.S. policies -- such as the Vietnam War-era bumper sticker MY COUNTRY, RIGHT OR WRONG."
  • "These doctrines tend to glorify the illimitable expansion of the ego as 'self-expression,' and create in uncritical minds the notion that it is foolish, even harmful to health, to try to suppress one's desires -- a favorite dogma of Freud and the psychoanalysts."