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Pronunciation:  'folt`fInding

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  1. [n]  persistent petty and unjustified criticism
  2. [adj]  tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"

FAULTFINDING is a 12 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: captious, carping, critical
 See Also: criticism, unfavorable judgment



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