giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
"a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"
having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
"fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"
Excessively particular, demanding, or fussy about details.
Overly concerned about tidiness and cleanliness.
Difficult to please; quick to find fault.
difficult to please; delicate to a fault; suited with difficulty; squeamish; as, a fastidious mind or ear; a fastidious appetite
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fas-tid′i-us, adj. affecting superior taste: over-nice: difficult to please.—adv. Fastid′iously.—n. Fastid′iousness. [L. fastidiosus—fastidium, loathing—fastus, pride, tædium, loathing.]
The numerical value of fastidious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of fastidious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I think it’s OK for individuals to make that decision, but on a population level, we have to be much more fastidious about the level of evidence available.
McQueen's collections were so enthralling and yet at the same time each garment was so beautifully crafted -- so you have this extreme attention to detail, fastidious tailoring, beautiful embellishments and incorporation of all sorts of different materials.
There is one thing that matters -- to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
One of the authors decided to treat a family member and a few friends after learning more about the emerging famotidine trial because it has such a safe profile, he suggested they take famotidine and begin tracking their symptoms in a fastidious way.
But on a population level, we have to be much more fastidious about the level of evidence available.
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- شديد الحساسيةArabic
- изтънчен, взискателен, придирчив, капризенBulgarian
- anspruchsvoll, pingelig, penibel, wählerisch, mäkelig, kleinlichGerman
- cicatero, exigente, regodeón, maniático, quisquilloso, fastidiosoSpanish
- چرت زدنPersian
- nirso, turhantarkkaFinnish
- exigeant, minutieux, méticuleux, pointilleux, délicatFrench
- pignolo, precisino, meticoloso, fastidiosoItalian
- 気難しい, 几帳面, 好みのむずかしい, 厳しいJapanese
- deerit fastidioseLatin
- whakatarapī, manaia, mōkinokino, warahoeMāori
- scrupuleus, veeleisend, kieskeurigDutch
- minucioso, meticuloso, fastidiosoPortuguese
- cusurgiu, mofturos, minuțios, greu de mulțumitRomanian
- скрупулёзный, привередливый, прихотливый, требовательный, брезгливый, придирчивыйRussian
- granntyckt, kinkig, petnoga, petig, nogräknad, kräsenSwedish
- güçbeğenir, titiz, müşkülpesentTurkish
- روزہ دارUrdu
- khó tínhVietnamese
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