Definition of Fastidiousness

1. Noun. The trait of being meticulous about matters of taste or style. "Neatness and fastidiousness of dress"

Generic synonyms: Cleanliness
Specialized synonyms: Squeamishness
Derivative terms: Fastidious



Definition of Fastidiousness

1. Noun. The quality of being fastidious ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fastidiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fastidiousness

fastening
fastenings
fastens
faster
faster-than-light
fasters
fastest
fasteth
fastgrowing
fasti
fastidiosities
fastidiosity
fastidious
fastidious organism
fastidiously
fastidiousness (current term)
fastidium cibi
fastigatum
fastigial nucleus
fastigiated
fastigiates
fastigiobulbar fibres
fastigiobulbar tract
fastigiospinal fibres
fastigium
fastigiums
fastilarian
fasting
fasting blood glucose

Literary usage of Fastidiousness

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1. Literary and Theological Review by Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon (1838)
"... cry from earth and heaven, Hallelujah, salvation, the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth. ART. V. PECULIAR fastidiousness OF THE AGE IN RESPECT TO MINISTERS. ..."

2. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe (1803)
"... they were rewarded by the most flattering attention, and often by the pecuniary bounty of illustrious individuals, who relaxed from the fastidiousness ..."

3. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"... Then and Now—Printing from the Wood-blocks—Leech's fastidiousness—Impracticability of Keene—Thackeray's Little Confidence—A Record of Half a Century. ..."

4. Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing by David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones (1812)
"GRE man, are; that there was a reserve in his behaviour too nearly resembling fastidiousness; and that he was apt to indulge himself in such modish^niceties ..."

5. The History of New Jersey: From Its Discovery by Europeans, to the Adoption by Thomas Francis Gordon (1834)
"March of General Braddock on the Western Expedition— fastidiousness and Presumption of the ... fastidiousness ..."

6. An Excursion to California Over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great by William Kelly (1851)
"... Ranches—No Butter, no Cheese in the Spanish Houses, owing to the Indolence of the Males —Other Evidences of then- unconquerable Sloth—fastidiousness of ..."

7. A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the by Tryon Edwards (1908)
"fastidiousness is only another form of egotism ; and all men who know not where to ... Like other spurious things, fastidiousness is often inconsistent with ..."

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