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hypercritical

Short Definition : excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)

Definition
(adj) inclined to judge too severely
Synonyms : overcritical
Example Sentence
  • hypercritical of colloquial speech
  • the overcritical teacher can discourage originality

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hypercritical

ur in a very critical situation and u need to get operated...so doctor DEMANDS a lot of money ...
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by wingdeng

hyper(means excessive, beyond limit)+critical....so something beyond the normal...means very critical
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by preetisoni2411

HYPER means excess and CRITICAL is to criticize....therefore HYPERCRITICAL is to criticize excessively without taking the good qualities in to consideration.
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by pushpa_edit

hypnosis

Short Definition : induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize

Definition
(noun) a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion

hypochondriac

Short Definition : person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen

Definition
(noun) a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
Definition
(adj) suffering from hypochondria
Synonyms : hypochondriacal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hypochondriac

human cell contains MYTOCONDRIA, that is related to health.
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by zamil

body not well, will eat less corn.
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by sansecretcp

hypocritical

Short Definition : pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite

Definition
(adj) professing feelings or virtues one does not have
Example Sentence
  • hypocritical praise

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hypocritical

hyper means excessive,hypo means less. critics openly tell harsh comments. hypo+critical (less openly say harsh comments)pretending.
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by itgulpp

hypocritical comes from hypocrite. Opposite of criticize is to praise or say that person is good. hypo means opposite of critical. so hypo critical means appearing to be good
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by spacker

Team Lead while hike act in front good & talk bad behind make us critical situation.
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by sansecretcp

hype + critical >> making hype of critical thing... if one does not have any concern abt sm critical thng, bt to show he makes hype of it..
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by RajeshBorkar

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by anshul011235

hypothetical

Short Definition : based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis

Definition
(noun) a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.
Example Sentence
  • consider the following, just as a hypothetical

Definition
(adj) based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
Example Sentence
  • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
  • the supposed reason for his absence
  • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
  • hypothetical situation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hypothetical

HYPO: unreal, abstract. THETICAL: theoretical, implies based on assumptions
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by sanzie

hypo-before thetical-thesis. hypo+thetical - assumptions before thesis is written
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by itgulpp

hysteria

Short Definition : excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria

Definition
(noun) state of violent mental agitation
Synonyms : craze , delirium , frenzy , fury

Definition
(noun) excessive or uncontrollable fear
Definition
(noun) neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions
Synonyms : hysterical neurosis

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hysteria

sounds like history...which is feared by one and all
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by elysian

read it as mysteria. any mystery develops excitement within us
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by lokeshraghuram

Hysterical sounds like.."this Tree" which has all the ghosts staying on it. Now when you see it all wild emotions and fear rushes through.
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by yogeshagarwala

hysteria
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by vineethyoung

pass in hystria(history ya) excessive or uncontrollable excitement
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by sansecretcp

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