Perfectionism



[per-fek-shuh-niz-uh m] /pərˈfɛk ʃəˌnɪz əm/

noun
1.
any of various doctrines holding that religious, moral, social, or political is attainable.
2.
a personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands and rejects anything less.
/pəˈfɛkʃəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
(philosophy) the doctrine that man can attain perfection in this life
2.
the demand for the highest standard of excellence

perfectionism per·fec·tion·ism (pər-fěk’shə-nĭz’əm)
n.
A tendency to set rigid high standards of personal performance.
per·fec’tion·ist adj. & n.
per·fec’tion·is’tic adj.

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