- tending to find fault; disposed to complain or object; captious.
Origin of faultfinding
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Related Words for fault-findingcaptious, carping, fussy, hairsplitting, hypercritical, niggling, quibbling, nagging, overcritical, nit-picking, pettifogging
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Historical Examples of fault-finding
It will be easy to discourage by quarrels, jealousy and fault-finding.Broken Bread
The end of literary criticism is not fault-finding but truth.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism
F. V. N. Painter
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.The Merry-Go-Round
Carl Van Vechten
- continual and usually trivial criticism
- the systematic investigation of malfunctions in electronic apparatus
- given to finding fault