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synonyms for faultfinding

  • berating
  • carping
  • captious
  • caviling
  • censorious
  • niggling
  • querulous

antonyms for faultfinding

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  • praising
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How to use faultfinding in a sentence

Mrs. Hobbs, in spite of her faultfinding and temper, had been a competent and careful housekeeper.
MARY-'GUSTAJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
To any who had formed the idea that Mark Twain was irascible, exacting, and faultfinding, they will perhaps be a revelation.
THE LETTERS OF MARK TWAIN, VOLUME 4, 1886-1900MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
It is no time for faultfinding or resentment, said he, gently.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
Nobody ever yet succeeded in that noblest endeavor without abjuring needless faultfinding, croaking and fretting.
ROSEMARY AND RUEAMBER
A good deal less faultfinding and a good deal more sympathy would be better all around.
ROSEMARY AND RUEAMBER
The scribes and Pharisees could not let pass such an opportunity for faultfinding and caustic criticism.
JESUS THE CHRISTJAMES EDWARD TALMAGE
But the Creole, satisfied with her splendor, the crowning glory of a humble life, attributed her daughter's faultfinding to envy.
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSEVICENTE BLASCO IBANEZ
Not his the grudging and faultfinding temper that besets the lesser man when he comes to write of his contemporaries!
A WRITER'S RECOLLECTIONS (IN TWO VOLUMES), VOLUME IIMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
"They get more faultfinding as they get older," replied Mr. Peters ungallantly, glancing at the other woman.
SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATEEARL DERR BIGGERS
Indeed—though I say it not in the way of faultfinding at all—never was there so labyrinthine an abode.
I AND MY CHIMNEYHERMAN MELVILLE
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WORDS RELATED TO FAULTFINDING

  • accusation
  • censure
  • criticism
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • knock
  • observation
  • perception
  • slur
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.