Definitions for fastidiousfæˈstɪd i əs, fə-

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  1. fastidious(adj)

    giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

    "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"

  2. fastidious, exacting(adj)

    having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures

    "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"

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  1. fastidious(Adjective)

    Excessively particular, demanding, or fussy about details.

  2. fastidious(Adjective)

    Overly concerned about tidiness and cleanliness.

  3. fastidious(Adjective)

    Difficult to please; quick to find fault.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fastidious(adj)

    difficult to please; delicate to a fault; suited with difficulty; squeamish; as, a fastidious mind or ear; a fastidious appetite


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  • изтънчен, взискателен, придирчив, капризенBulgarian
  • anspruchsvoll, pingelig, penibel, wählerisch, mäkelig, kleinlichGerman
  • cicatero, exigente, regodeón, maniático, quisquilloso, fastidiosoSpanish
  • nirso, turhantarkkaFinnish
  • exigeant, minutieux, méticuleux, pointilleuxFrench
  • pignolo, precisino, meticolosoItalian
  • 気難しい, 几帳面, 好みのむずかしいJapanese
  • whakatarapī, manaia, mōkinokino, warahoeMāori
  • scrupuleus, veeleisend, kieskeurigDutch
  • minucioso, meticulosoPortuguese
  • cusurgiu, mofturos, minuțiosRomanian
  • скрупулёзный, привередливый, прихотливый, требовательный, брезгливый, придирчивыйRussian
  • granntyckt, kinkig, petnoga, petig, nogräknad, kräsenSwedish
  • güçbeğenir, titiz, müşkülpesentTurkish

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