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synonyms for perfectionist

  • fusspot
  • idealist
  • purist
  • quibbler
  • formalist
  • fussbudget
  • nit-picker
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I suffered from the classic gifted child cliché of simultaneously being a perfectionist and also expecting everything to come easily to me, because a lot of things did come easily to me.
MY NEMESIS, THE PIANODOREE SHAFRIRAUGUST 27, 2021VOX
These people, who are often perfectionists, do best when they split up a task into manageable parts, rather than feeling pressure to perform perfectly on a big, daunting project.
WHY DO WE PROCRASTINATE, AND HOW CAN WE STOP? EXPERTS HAVE ANSWERS.ANGELA HAUPTJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We have a lot of people who identify as perfectionists, so this idea that they can’t guarantee that everyone will be perfectly safe causes a lot of guilt and anxiety.
2021 COULD BE THE BIGGEST WEDDING YEAR EVER. BUT ARE GUESTS READY TO GATHER?ELIANA DOCKTERMANMAY 29, 2021TIME
If you’re a perfectionist, you’ll want the thermometer, but if you’re a go-by-feel type, I think you’ll be fine without it.
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She spends her nights decorating her cakes with the painstaking angst of a perfectionist.
HOW HOME BAKERS HAVE FOUND SWEET SUCCESS DURING THE PANDEMICRAISA BRUNERMARCH 4, 2021TIME
A punctilious perfectionist, Brady was able to hold his entire team captive to his habits.
TOM BRADY STILL HAS THE ITCH, AND IT’S TAKEN HIM PLACES NO FOOTBALL PLAYER HAS BEENSALLY JENKINSFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Nor is humanity itself fitted for the kind of transformation which fills the dreams of the perfectionist.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Almost fiercely she was bent upon making him the moral perfectionist she had made Merle.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Do you think that is because you are a sensitive perfectionist as far as the language is concerned?
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A perfectionist, my guru was hypercritical of his disciples, whether in matters of moment or in the subtle nuances of behavior.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
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