perfectionist
noun or adjective see perfectionism

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  • Perfectionist — Perfectionist …   Википедия

  • Perfectionist — Studioalbum von Natalia Kills Veröffentlichung 1. April 2011 Aufnahme 2009 2011 Label …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Perfectionist — Album par Natalia Kills Sortie 15 mars 2011 (2011 15 03) (voir historique des sorties) Enregistrement 2009–11; 11th Street Studios, American Dream, The Boom Boom Room, Chalice Recording Studios, Cherrytree Recording Studios, Enormous Studio …   Wikipédia en Français

  • perfecţionist — PERFECŢIONÍST, Ă, perfecţionişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. (Adept) al perfecţionismului (1). 2. Persoană care suferă de perfecţionism (2). – Din fr. perfectionniste. Trimis de cata, 21.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  perfecţioníst s. m., adj. m …   Dicționar Român

  • Perfectionist — Per*fec tion*ist, n. One pretending to perfection; esp., one pretending to moral perfection; one who believes that persons may and do attain to moral perfection and sinlessness in this life. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perfectionist — 1650s, from PERFECTION (Cf. perfection) + IST (Cf. ist). Originally theological, one who believes moral perfection may be attained in earthly existence; sense of one only satisfied with the highest standards is from 1934. Related: Perfectionism …   Etymology dictionary

  • perfectionist — [n] stickler formalist, fussbudget, fusspot, idealist, nit picker, purist, quibbler; concepts 359,416,423 …   New thesaurus

  • perfectionist — noun (C) someone who is not satisfied with anything unless it is completely perfect: You did fine! Don t be such a perfectionist. perfectionist adjective perfectionism noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • perfectionist — UK [pə(r)ˈfekʃənɪst] / US [pərˈfekʃ(ə)nɪst] noun [countable] Word forms perfectionist : singular perfectionist plural perfectionists someone who always wants things to be done perfectly Derived word: perfectionism noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • perfectionist — per·fec·tion·ist sh(ə )nəst n an individual who exhibits or adheres to perfectionism perfectionist also per·fec·tion·is·tic pər .fek shə nis tik adj of, relating to, or characterized by perfectionism …   Medical dictionary

  • perfectionist — per|fec|tion|ist [pəˈfekʃənıst US pər ] n someone who is not satisfied with anything unless it is completely perfect ▪ Many top athletes are perfectionists who drive themselves to excel. >perfectionist adj >perfectionism n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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