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Meaning of FAULTFINDING

Pronunciation:  'folt`fInding

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  persistent petty and unjustified criticism
  2. [adj]  tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"
 

FAULTFINDING is a 12 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: captious, carping, critical
 
 See Also: criticism, unfavorable judgment

 

 

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