Inclined to find fault too readily: she’d been overcritical of Margaret one couldn’t help being overcritical of one’s own performance
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- Again, I am not trying to be overcritical of them, but let's be realistic.
- People are traditionally overcritical of their own work.
fault-finding, hypercritical, captious, carping, cavilling, quibbling, hair-splitting, hard to please, over-censorious, over-particular;
fussy, finicky, fastidious, meticulous, pedantic, over-exacting, overscrupulous, punctilious, perfectionist;
Scottish & Irish pass-remarkable
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