Definition of Perfectionistic

1. Adjective. Inclined to perfectionism. ¹



2. Adjective. Demanding perfection; imposing overly high standards (in attributes such as academic performance) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perfectionistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perfectionistic

perfectibilities
perfectibility
perfectible
perfecting
perfecting press
perfecting presses
perfection
perfectional
perfectionate
perfectionated
perfectionates
perfectionating
perfectionism
perfectionisms
perfectionist
perfectionistic (current term)
perfectionists
perfectionless
perfectionment
perfectionments
perfections
perfectissimate
perfectissimates
perfectitude
perfective
perfective aspect
perfective aspects
perfective tense
perfectively
perfectiveness

Literary usage of Perfectionistic

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1. You Can Choose to Be Happy: "Rise Above" Anxiety, Anger, and Depression by Tom G. Stevens (1998)
"Compulsive, over-perfectionistic people are ineffective because they waste ... The ideal is to be perfectionistic on the highest "A'"s and to be "quick and ..."

2. The Voice...by Oneil McQuick by Oneil McQuick (2005)
"We don't view God as a "meticulous perfectionistic" just because he sets down clearly in the Word a very simple plan for the procurement of pardon. ..."

3. A Manual of Church History by Albert Henry Newman (1903)
"... an intermediate position ; and Oberlin, beginning with Finney's perfectionistic evangelism, has inclined toward evangelical Arminianism in its teaching. ..."

4. Homosexuality: The Psychology of the Creative Process by Paul Rosenfels (1986)
"The individual becomes machine-like and perfectionistic in the pursuit of goals which are socially supported and do not change. ..."

5. A Text-book in the Principles of Education by Ernest Norton Henderson (1910)
"The ideal of self-realization however, seems to be without mitigation individualistic and perfectionistic. But it is to be noted that with Rousseau, ..."

6. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1908)
"In Social Statics, the perfect man and the perfect society are just as much the creations of pure imagination as is the 'ideal humanity' of perfectionistic ..."

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