• Definition for "nitpicking"
    • instant, insignificant, unnecessary, and unjustified critique or faultfinding.
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    • Verb-Looking for tiny or unimportant errors…
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nitpicking definition

  • noun:
    • instant, insignificant, unnecessary, and unjustified critique or faultfinding.
    • The painstaking procedure for the removal of nits (lice eggs) from another person's tresses.
    • a procedure of finding or pointing out tiny details or mistakes, particularly if the pointed-out details appear insignificant or irrelevant to all the nevertheless finder.
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