perfectionist

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Etymology[edit]

perfection +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

perfectionist (plural perfectionists)

  1. One who is unwilling to settle for anything that is not perfect or does not meet extremely high standards.

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Adjective[edit]

perfectionist (comparative more perfectionist, superlative most perfectionist)

  1. Demanding perfection; being a perfectionist; imposing overly high standards.
    perfectionistic parents
  2. (philosophy) Inclined or related to perfectionism.

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