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Inclined to find fault too readily.‘she'd been overcritical of Margaret’‘one couldn't help being overcritical of one's own performance’
fault-finding, hypercritical, captious, carping, cavilling, quibbling, hair-splitting, hard to please, over-censorious, over-particularfussy, finicky, fastidious, meticulous, pedantic, over-exacting, overscrupulous, punctilious, perfectionistpass-remarkablenitpicking, pernickety, judgyoverniceView synonyms
- ‘People are traditionally overcritical of their own work.’
- ‘Again, I am not trying to be overcritical of them, but let's be realistic.’
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