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acritical

a·crit·i·cal
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ey-krit-i-kuh l]
    • /eɪˈkrɪt ɪ kəl/
    • /akrˈɪtɪkəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-krit-i-kuh l]
    • /eɪˈkrɪt ɪ kəl/

Definitions of acritical word

  • adjective acritical showing no indication of crisis 3
  • adjective acritical not critical; having no tendency to criticism or critical judgment 3
  • adjective acritical showing no signs of a crisis 3
  • adjective acritical not critical. 1
  • adjective acritical Medicine/Medical. (of a disease) not showing a crisis. 1
  • adjective acritical Not involving a crisis. 0

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Origin of acritical

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65; a-6 + critical

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Parts of speech for Acritical

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acritical popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acritical usage trend in Literature

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