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fault-finding

[ fawlt-fahyn-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF fault-finding

Synonyms for fault-finding

  • captious
  • carping
  • fussy
  • hairsplitting
  • hard to please
  • hypercritical
  • nagging
  • niggling
  • nit-picking
  • overcritical
  • pettifogging
  • quibbling
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAULT-FINDING

It will be easy to discourage by quarrels, jealousy and fault-finding.

The end of literary criticism is not fault-finding but truth.

For what else is fault-finding, intolerance and uncharitableness, but the deadliest poison?

Or whom have you driven from Him, by reproof, fault-finding, and holding yourself aloof?

There is little of the acrimonious or the fault-finding note in his pages.

I do not mention this in a fault-finding spirit; to do so would be unjust.

Make a man more desperate than he is by your nagging and fault-finding.

Washington bore all this fault-finding and unfairness with patient courage.

And if there was neglect on her part, there was plenty of fault-finding on mine.

Far be from us the captious and fault-finding spirit, my dear sir.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FAULT-FINDING

captious

adjectivevery critical
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