perfectionism


per·fec·tion·ism

noun \pər-ˈfek-shə-ˌniz-əm\

Definition of PERFECTIONISM

: a disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable; especially : the setting of unrealistically demanding goals accompanied by a disposition to regard failure to achieve them as unacceptable and a sign of personal worthlessness

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