Definition of over-criticism in US English:

over-criticism

noun

  • Excessive criticism; hypercriticism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Helps (1813–1875), public servant and author. From over- + criticism. Compare hypercriticism.

Pronunciation

over-criticism

/ˌəʊvəˈkrɪtɪsɪz(ə)m/