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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be very particular or sensitive.

Usage examples (38)
  • The headmaster demanded that the students dress fastidiously each day.
  • He writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative
  • Adjective : a fastidious eater
  • Creating this kind of fastidiously conceived, rigorously executed parallel universe is tricky stuff. for more
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