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Synonyms for perfectionism
pərˈfɛk ʃəˌnɪz əmper·fec·tion·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perfectionismnoun

    a disposition to feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable

    "his perfectionism seemed excessive to his students"

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  1. Brené Brown:

    Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you are a real perfectionist, you can’t finish any job! We, the mortals, we don’t have enough time to be perfectionist! Perfectionism is the art of immortals!

  3. Dr. David M. Burns:

    Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person.

  4. Brené Brown:

    Understanding the difference between healthy striving and perfectionism is critical to laying down the shield and picking up your life. Research shows that perfectionism hampers success. In fact, it's often the path to depression, anxiety, addiction, and life paralysis.

  5. Kathy Griffin:

    There is plenty to make fun of in pop culture without bringing people's bodies into it, i do not want to use my comedy to contribute to a culture of unattainable perfectionism and intolerance towards difference.

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