English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'fault-finding'

(noun) 
Definition
continual criticism
Synonyms
criticism
The policy had repeatedly come under strong criticism.
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nit-picking (informal)
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hairsplitting
(adjective) 
Synonyms
critical
He has apologized for critical remarks he made about the referee.
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carping
They deserve recognition, not carping criticism.
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on (someone's) back (informal)
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censorious
He is too judgmental and censorious for my liking.
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hypercritical
I tend to be hypercritical of my own performance.
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Opposites
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unfussy
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undiscerning
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easily pleased
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unperceptive
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unexacting

Additional synonyms

in the sense of captious
Definition
tending to make trivial criticisms
in the sense of carping
They deserve recognition, not carping criticism.
Synonyms
picky (informal),
nit-picking (informal),
hard to please,
nit-picky (informal)
in the sense of censorious
Definition
harshly critical
He is too judgmental and censorious for my liking.

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