find fault with


find fault with
index cavil, censure, complain (criticize), denounce (condemn), depreciate, disapprove (condemn), disparage, expostulate, impugn, incriminate, rebuke, reprehend, reproach

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • find fault with — phrase to criticize someone or something, often after deliberately looking for mistakes It’s demoralizing to work for someone who constantly finds fault with you. Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe… …   Useful english dictionary

  • find fault with — criticize He is always finding fault with everything that I do …   Idioms and examples

  • find fault with — to criticize someone or something, often after deliberately looking for mistakes It s demoralizing to work for someone who constantly finds fault with you …   English dictionary

  • find fault with — point out flaws or shortcomings, nitpick, criticize unfavorably, express dissatisfaction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • find fault with — Blame, censure, criticise, reprove …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • find fault (with somebody) — find fault (with sb/sth) idiom to look for and discover mistakes in sb/sth; to complain about sb/sth Main entry: ↑findidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • find fault (with something) — find fault (with sb/sth) idiom to look for and discover mistakes in sb/sth; to complain about sb/sth Main entry: ↑findidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • To find fault with — Find Find (f[imac]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Found} (found); p. pr. & vb. n. {Finding}.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS. & OHG. findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna, Goth. fin[thorn]an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr. pi ptein… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • find-fault — findˈ fault noun (Shakespeare) A person who finds fault with another • • • Main Entry: ↑find …   Useful english dictionary

  • find fault — verb harass with constant criticism Don t always pick on your little brother • Syn: ↑blame, ↑pick • Derivationally related forms: ↑faultfinder, ↑blame (for: ↑blame) …   Useful english dictionary


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