|Adj.||1.||noncritical - not critical; not at a point of abrupt change|
critical - at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction; "a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure"; "critical mass"; "go critical"
|2.||noncritical - not in a state of crisis or emergency|
critical - being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency; "a critical shortage of food"; "a critical illness"; "an illness at the critical stage"
|3.||noncritical - marked by disregard for critical standards or procedures; "news sources reflected uncritical estimates of the number of juvenile addicts"|