faultfinding

Synonyms and related words:
Jeremianic, adverse criticism, animadversion, aspersion, bad notices, bad press, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, captious, captiousness, carping, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, complaining, complaint, complaintful, crabbing, crabby, cranky, critical, criticism, croaking, cynical, destructive criticism, disappointed, discontented, disgruntled, displeased, dissatisfied, dissent, envious, exception, flak, fretful, grievance, gripe, griping, groan, groaning, grouchy, grouse, grousing, growling, grumbling, hairsplitting, hit, holler, home thrust, hostile criticism, howl, howling, hypercritical, hypercriticalness, hypercriticism, imputation, kick, kicking, knock, lamentive, malcontent, malcontented, moanful, mournful, murmuring, muttering, nagging, niggle, niggling, nit, nit-picking, obloquy, out of humor, overcritical, overcriticalness, peeve, peevish, peevishness, pestering, pet peeve, pettifogging, petulance, petulant, plaintive, plangent, priggishness, protest, puling, querulant, querulous, querulousness, quibble, quibbling, rap, rebellious, reflection, reproachfulness, resentful, restive, restless, scolding, slam, sniping, sorrowful, squawk, squawking, stricture, sulky, swipe, taking exception, trichoschistic, trichoschistism, ultracritical, ululant, unaccepting, unaccommodating, uneasy, unfulfilled, ungratified, unhappy, unsatisfied, wailful, whimpering, whining, whiny, yapping

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • faultfinding — index denunciation, derogatory, diatribe, disapproval, disparagement, fractious, impugnation, inculpation …   Law dictionary

  • faultfinding — adj captious, caviling, carping, censorious, hypercritical, Critical Analogous words: exacting, demanding, requiring (see DEMAND vb): fussy, particular, finicky, pernickety (see NICE) Contrasted words: appreciating or appreciative, valuing,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • faultfinding — [fôlt′fīn΄diŋ] n., adj. (a) finding fault; calling attention to defects SYN. CRITICAL …   English World dictionary

  • faultfinding — I noun persistent petty and unjustified criticism • Syn: ↑carping • Hypernyms: ↑criticism, ↑unfavorable judgment II adjective 1. tending to make moral judgments or judgments based on personal opinions …   Useful english dictionary

  • faultfinding — {n.} Recrimination; nagging; criticism. * /All of this constant faultfinding will only to lead to trouble between you and your wife./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • faultfinding — {n.} Recrimination; nagging; criticism. * /All of this constant faultfinding will only to lead to trouble between you and your wife./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • faultfinding — noun Recrimination; nagging; criticism. All of this constant faultfinding will only to lead to trouble between you and your wife …   Словарь американских идиом

  • faultfinding — I. adjective Date: 1622 disposed to find fault ; captiously critical Synonyms: see critical II. noun Date: circa 1611 petty, nagging, or unreasonable criticism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • faultfinding — /fawlt fuyn ding/, n. 1. the act of pointing out faults, esp. faults of a petty nature; carping. adj. 2. tending to find fault; disposed to complain or object; captious. [1620 30; FAULT + FINDING] Syn. 2. critical, censorious. * * * …   Universalium

  • faultfinding — 1. noun Excessive or petty criticism 2. adjective Tending to find fault …   Wiktionary

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