Example sentences for: perfectionism

How can you use “perfectionism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For all McPhee's expertise at crafting a narrative, it feels unnecessarily bloated; for all his famous humility, there's a mild vanity in its fussy perfectionism.

  • Nor is ruthless perfectionism, although Kubrick tested that theory.

  • This strenuous ambition was confounded by a perfectionism that, as Ellison wrote in the introduction to his volume of essays Shadow and Act , made it somewhat "unreal" to even think of himself as a writer.

  • Rapid store expansion and "a zeal for perfectionism"--a single air bubble in a pizza's cheese renders the pie substandard.

  • Pessimists speculated that Jobs' caustic perfectionism would make it hard to hire a good CEO.

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