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nitpickingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈnɪtˌpɪk.ɪŋ/ informal disapproving
giving too much ​attention to ​details that are not ​important, ​especially as a way of ​criticizing: If you ​spent less ​time nitpicking, you'd get more ​work done.
adjective uk   us  
a nitpicking ​attitude
(Definition of nitpicking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nitpickingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈnɪtˌpɪk·ɪŋ/
the ​tendency to ​look for ​slightmistakes or ​faults: This ​constant nitpicking is hard on ​yourfriends.
(Definition of nitpicking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nitpicking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 吹毛求疵,挑剔,找茬儿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吹毛求疵,挑剔…
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