One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was a sarcastic, hypercritical man’
carping, captious, overcritical, fault-finding, hair-splitting, cavilling, niggling, quibbling, pedantic, pettifogging, fussy, finicky, over-censorious, over-exacting, over-rigorous, over-particular, over-strict
informal picky, nitpicking, pernickety
Irish Scottish pass-remarkable
North American informal persnickety
archaic nice, overnice
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