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faultfinding

[ fawlt-fahyn-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF faultfinding

Synonyms for faultfinding

  • berating
  • carping
  • captious
  • caviling
  • censorious
  • niggling
  • querulous
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Antonyms for faultfinding

  • praising
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAULTFINDING

Her husband had long been crippled with rheumatism, and was bitter and faultfinding.

Her first instinct was faultfinding, as against the child for screaming.

It is no time for faultfinding or resentment, said he, gently.

After arriving here she has seemed low spirited, cranky and faultfinding.

It was not long, however, until it seemed there was nothing that escaped his faultfinding.

With us complaining, scolding and faultfinding, was indulged in by all.

Rosanna was as nervous as a real playwright when he has to read his lines to a scowly, faultfinding manager.

To any who had formed the idea that Mark Twain was irascible, exacting, and faultfinding, they will perhaps be a revelation.

Mrs. Ericson was harsh and faultfinding, constantly wounding the boy's pride; and Olaf was always setting her against him.

Mrs. Hobbs, in spite of her faultfinding and temper, had been a competent and careful housekeeper.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FAULTFINDING

animadversion

nounblame
  • accusation
  • censure
  • criticism
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • knock
  • observation
  • perception
  • slur

criticism

nounverbal disapproval
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