1. [ adjective ] not in a state of crisis or emergency
Synonyms: noncrucial
Related terms: critical acritical crisis
2. [ adjective ] (chemistry and physics) not critical; not at a point of abrupt change
Related terms: critical chemistry criticality
3. [ adjective ] marked by disregard for critical standards or procedures
Synonyms: uncritical

"news sources reflected uncritical estimates of the number of juvenile addicts"

Related terms: critical unscholarly
Similar spelling:   noncrucial