Definition of fastidious:
tasty, pernickety, fine, delicious, meticulous, artistic, choosey, overnice, persnickety, choosy, old-womanish, prissy, finical, dainty, nice, esthetical, exacting, finicky, study at particular, picky, chaste, tasteful, elegant, fussy, particular, painstaking, exquisite, esthetic, accept, squeamish, stern, old-maidish, exigent.
- clean (part of speech: adjective)
- vigilant (part of speech: adjective)
fastidious (part of speech: adjective)
For though it is said at the present day, and will doubtless be said hereafter, that the Doones had devoured a baby once, as they came up Porlock hill, after fighting hard in the market- place, I knew that the tale was utterly false; for cruel and brutal as they were, their taste was very correct and choice, and indeed one might say fastidious.- "Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor", R. D. Blackmore.
- "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.
- "The Voodoo Gold Trail", Walter Walden.