Fault-find·ing, n. The act of finding fault or blaming; -- used derogatively. Also Adj.
adj 1: tending to make moral judgments or judgments based on
personal opinions; "a counselor tries not to be
faultfinding" [syn: faultfinding(a)]
2: tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious
pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"
n : persistent petty and unjustified criticism [syn: carping]