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The inability to start on a project, assignment, essay or any creative task due to the fear of not getting it perfectly right.
Joe: You haven't started writing your paper yet?
Bob: Nope
Joe: Isn't it due tomorrow?
Bob: Yep.
Joe: I thought you went to the library and did your research, made your notes and wrote your outline.
Bob: I've got perfectionist paralysis.
by anthubc2010-perfectionist_par October 11, 2010

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When a project slows to a standstill due to ... hold on let me think. How should I phrase this?

see Paralysis of Analysis.
The development of Duke Nukem Forever has suffered from a decades worth of perfectionist paralysis.
by ProtonBreath March 01, 2011

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