faultfinding

[ fawlt-fahyn-ding ]
/ ˈfɔltˌfaɪn dɪŋ /

noun

the act of pointing out faults, especially faults of a petty nature; carping.

adjective

tending to find fault; disposed to complain or object; captious.

Origin of faultfinding

First recorded in 1620–30; fault + finding
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