[ per-fek-shuh-nist ]
/ pərˈfɛk ʃə nɪst /
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OTHER WORDS FROM perfectionistper·fec·tion·is·tic, adjective
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People with eating disorders can become competitive and perfectionistic, striving to be the “thinnest” in any group of sufferers.
British Dictionary definitions for perfectionist
/ (pəˈfɛkʃənɪst) /
a person who strives for or demands the highest standards of excellence in work, etc
a person who believes the doctrine of perfectionism
of or relating to perfectionism
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