Fault-finding



[fawlt-fahyn-ding] /ˈfɔltˌfaɪn dɪŋ/

noun
1.
the act of pointing out , especially of a petty nature; carping.
adjective
2.
tending to find ; disposed to complain or object; captious.
noun
1.
continual and usually trivial criticism
2.
the systematic investigation of malfunctions in electronic apparatus
adjective
3.
given to finding fault

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