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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fastidiously (0.01176 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Fastidiously.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fastidiously fastidiously adv 1: in a fastidious and painstaking manner; “it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling” [syn: painstakingly] 2: in a fastidious manner; “he writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fastidiously Fastidious \Fas*tid"i*ous\, a. [L. fastidiosus disdainful, fr. fastidium loathing, aversion, perh. fr. fastus arrogance (of uncertain origin) + taedium loathing. Cf. Tedious, Fash.] Difficult to please; delicate to a fault; suited with difficulty; squeamish; as, a fastidious mind or ear; a fastidious appetite. [1913 Webster] Proud youth ! fastidious of the lower world. --Young. Syn: Squeamish; critical; overnice; difficult; punctilious. Usage: Fastidious, Squeamish. We call a person fastidious when his taste or feelings are offended by trifling defects or errors; we call him squeamish when he is excessively nice or critical on minor points, and also when he is overscrupulous as to questions of duty. “Whoever examines his own imperfections will cease to be fastidious; whoever restrains his caprice and scrupulosity will cease to be squeamish.” --Crabb. -- Fas*tid"i*ous*ly, adv. -- Fas*tid"i*ous*ness, n.


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