Part of speech:
(Informal) Overly fastidious or exacting; fussy
Frail in constitution or health:
Excessively fastidious or scrupulous.
Concerned particularly with the subject specified. Often used in combination:
Coordinated articles of dress worn as a set or separately in various combinations
Something arranged, issued, or appropriated to a particular service or occasion:
A thing without a like; something unequalled or unparallelled.
Easily perceived by the senses:
(Logic) Of an individual thing considered by itself
Right for the purpose; suitable; fit; proper
Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
Of, characterized by, or attentive to tiny details; exact; precise
Full of pomp or display; ceremonial
Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions or judgments:
(Microbiology) Having complex nutritional requirements.
Insisting capriciously on getting just what one wants; difficult to please; fastidious:
Calling for or requiring great attention to sometimes trivial details:
Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
Making excessive demands; hard to satisfy.
Requiring others to work hard or meet high expectations:
Extremely important or essential:
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
Showing or acting with extreme care and concern for details.
Worthy of remark or notice
Being one of an incomplete pair or set:
(Law) A conclusion drawn by a judge or jury from the evidence in a case:
A detailed description of the parts of a whole
A single article or unit in a collection, enumeration, or series.
Made only for the sake of argument or faultfinding
Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive:
Having exact limits
Relating to or directed toward a particular person, group, or purpose:
Relating to or having the nature of a person or self-conscious being:
Having individual opponents; involving two individuals only:
Acting, working, etc. alone without help
Following or enforcing a rule or rules with great care; punctilious
Any happening or fact; event
A person of distinction or great reputation.
A noteworthy person.
Attention to or concern with detail; fastidiousness:
A privilege or property that is exclusively one's own.
A dot in printing or writing, as a period, decimal point, vowel point, etc.
(Informal) The publication or broadcast of a news item before a competitor; beat
Designating or of an electronic circuit having separate transistors, resistors, etc.
Occurring or existing as something indefinite, as in time or position:
Alone in kind or class; sole:
Single and set apart from others:
Of, relating to, or appropriate for rapid travel:
Established deliberately; intentional:
Exhibiting great detail:
Having an appetite completely satisfied, especially for food or drink:
A particular section or item of a series in a written document, as in a contract, constitution, or treaty.
An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable isotope has a mass number of 289 and a half-life of approximately 2.7 seconds. Radioactive decay of all isotopes is chiefly by alpha-particle transmission.
A section of a document, as a contract, warranty, or advertisement, in smaller print than the main body: although it includes additional conditions, limits, etc., this section may not be read carefully because it is typically terse or in legalese
Something meaningful or relevant only to a specialist:
One who buys accounts receivable for an amount less than their face value and collects the full amount, pocketing the difference as his or her commission; one who sells goods received on consignment. One who buys accounts receivable for an amount less than their face value and collects the full amount, pocketing the difference as his or her commission; one who sells goods received on consignment.
(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
Making distinct; distinguishing from others; characteristic
- Squeamish suggests such extreme sensitiveness to what is unpleasant, or such prudishness, as to result in disgust or nausea not too squeamish in his business dealings
- Nice suggests fine or subtle discriminative powers, esp. in intellectual matters a nice distinction in definition
- Dainty , in this comparison, suggests delicate taste and implies a tendency to reject that which does not fully accord with one's refined sensibilities a dainty appetite
- Fastidious implies adherence to such high standards as to be disdainfully critical of even minor nonconformities a fastidious taste in literature
- Particular implies dissatisfaction with anything that fails to conform in detail with one's standards particular in one's choice of friends
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