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English definition of “fastidious”

fastidious

adjective     /fæsˈtɪd.i.əs/
giving too much attention to small details and wanting everything to be correct and perfect: He is very fastidious about how a suitcase should be packed.Wanting everything to be right having a strong dislike of anything dirty or unpleasant: They were too fastidious to eat in a fast-food restaurant.Wanting everything to be right fastidiously     /-li/ adverb fastidiously clean/dressedWanting everything to be right fastidiousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Wanting everything to be right
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