HyperDic: faultfinding

English > 3 senses of the word faultfinding:
ADJECTIVEallfaultfindingtending to make moral judgments or judgments based on personal opinions
allfaultfinding, captioustending to find and call attention to faults / faults
NOUNcommunicationfaultfinding, carpingpersistent petty and unjustified criticism
English > faultfinding: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to make moral judgments or judgments based on personal opinions.
Example"a counselor tries not to be faultfinding"
BroaderjudgmentalDepending on judgment
English > faultfinding: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtending to find and call attention to faults / faults.
Example "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"
Synonymcaptious
Broadercriticalmarked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
Spanishcapcioso, criticón, gruñón, refunfuñón, reparón
Catalancriticador, criticaire
Nounsfaultfindingpersistent petty and unjustified criticism
English > faultfinding: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningpersistent petty and unjustified criticism.
Synonymcarping
Broadercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
Spanishcrítica constante, crítica maliciosa, criticón
Adjectivesfaultfindingtending to find and call attention to faults / faults

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