What is another word for fastidiousness?

Pronunciation: [fastˈɪdɪəsnəs] (IPA)

Fastidiousness refers to being very particular, meticulous, and critical about things. It can also refer to a sense of being excessively concerned with details and precision. Synonyms for this word include meticulousness, scrupulousness, exactitude, punctiliousness, perfectionism, and nitpicking. Other related words include fussiness, finickiness, pedantry, rigidity, and dogmatism. When someone is fastidious, they may be difficult to please, and often have high standards of quality and cleanliness. While fastidiousness can be a positive trait in certain situations, it can also be a hindrance, leading to excessive stress and an inability to delegate tasks to others.

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What are the hypernyms for Fastidiousness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for fastidiousness (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Fastidiousness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for fastidiousness (as nouns)

Usage examples for Fastidiousness

The first was rather "high," but Gerard was, as he had said, very hungry, and fell to, untroubled by overmuch fastidiousness.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
But the next moment her fastidiousness had vanished.
"The Story of Louie"
Oliver Onions
Much travel has cured the author of fastidiousness in regard to food, but he draws the line at snails, ants, and caterpillars.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou

Famous quotes with Fastidiousness

  • Genius still means to me, in my Russian fastidiousness and pride of phrase, a unique dazzling gift. The gift of James Joyce, and not the talent of Henry James.
    Vladimir Nabokov

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