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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fastidiousness(0.00903 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : the trait of being meticulous about matters of taste or
style; “neatness and fastidiousness of dress” English → English (gcide)
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
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.