perfectionist

noun
per·​fec·​tion·​ist | \ -sh(ə-)nəst How to pronounce perfectionist (audio) \

Medical Definition of perfectionist

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an individual who exhibits or adheres to perfectionism

perfectionist

adjective
variants: also perfectionistic \ pər-​ˌfek-​shə-​ˈnis-​tik How to pronounce perfectionistic (audio) \

Medical Definition of perfectionist (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characterized by perfectionism

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“Perfectionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perfectionist. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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