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nitpicking

adjective

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nitpicking

verb
present participle of nitpick

Synonyms & Antonyms of nitpicking (Entry 2 of 2)

to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant
  • her husband nitpicks about everything: from how she puts the plates away to how she files the bills

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The first known use of nitpicking was in 1951

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“Nitpicking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nitpicking. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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