Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun faultfinding

1 sense of faultfinding

Sense 1
faultfinding, carping -- (persistent petty and unjustified criticism)
       => criticism, unfavorable judgment -- (disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent")

Antonyms of adj faultfinding

2 senses of faultfinding

Sense 1
faultfinding (prenominal) -- (tending to make moral judgments or judgments based on personal opinions; "a counselor tries not to be faultfinding")

INDIRECT (VIA judgmental) -> nonjudgmental -- (refraining from making judgments especially ones based on personal opinions or standards; "sympathetic and nonjudgmental")

Sense 2
captious, faultfinding -- (tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor")

INDIRECT (VIA critical) -> uncritical -- (not critical; not tending to find or call attention to errors; "a devoted and almost uncritical admirer")

Similarity of adj faultfinding

2 senses of faultfinding

Sense 1
faultfinding (prenominal) -- (tending to make moral judgments or judgments based on personal opinions; "a counselor tries not to be faultfinding")
       => judgmental (vs. nonjudgmental) -- (depending on judgment; "a judgmental error"; "I think that she is too judgmental to be a good therapist")

Sense 2
captious, faultfinding -- (tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor")
       => critical (vs. uncritical) -- (marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude")

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