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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fault-finding  \Fault"-find`ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  finding  fault  or  blaming;  --  used  derogatively. 
  Also  Adj 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faultfinding 
  adj  1:  tending  to  make  moral  judgments  or  judgments  based  on 
  personal  opinions;  "a  counselor  tries  not  to  be 
  faultfinding"  [syn:  {faultfinding(a)}] 
  2:  tending  to  find  and  call  attention  to  faults;  "a  captious 
  pedant";  "an  excessively  demanding  and  faultfinding  tutor" 
  [syn:  {captious}] 
  n  :  persistent  petty  and  unjustified  criticism  [syn:  {carping}] 




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