pernickety, chintzy, finicking, busy, crabby, decorative, in use, transversal, simple, temperamental, overwrought, short-tempered, officious, gingerbready, meddlesome, moody, grouchy, newborn, gingerbread, irritable, querulous, peculiar, accept, stillborn, fancy, gingerbreaded, interfering, loving, hot-tempered, meddling, cluttered, transverse, fussbudgety, engaged, emblazoned, especial, busybodied, grumpy, bedecked, exceptional, touchy, irascible, delicately, bad-tempered, bouncing, thwartwise, cross, cranky, crowded, ill-tempered, beaded, sensitive, fractious, overdecorated, florid, embossed, bedizened, premature, full-term, bejeweled, colicky, ill-natured, old-maidish, crabbed, nice, special
difficult (part of speech: adjective)
strenuous, ticklish, adverse, tight, rough, wearing, hard, formidable, burdensome, knotty, stressful, harsh, onerous, oppressive, trying, tricky, laborious, contrary, wearying, wearisome, grinding, arduous, uphill, bothersome, complex, cantankerous, troublesome, rugged, tough, difficult, cumbersome, thorny, complicated, toilsome
ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
flourishing, histrionic, flagrant, snazzy, flashy, gaudy, boastful, opulent, exhibitionistic, vain, affected, garish, dashing, dramatic, splashy, rakish, forced, stilted, grandiose, ostentatious, formal, pompous, grandiloquent, blatant, flaunting, flamboyant, sensational, shameless, ornate, jaunty, showy
vigilant (part of speech: adjective)
fastidious (part of speech: adjective)
Epicurean, picky, demanding, delicate, persnickety, careful, hypercritical, diligent, flawless, meticulous, rigorous, precise, prudish, discriminating, finicky, exacting, punctilious, discerning, scrupulous, proper, perspicacious, squeamish, dainty, critical, correct, priggish, particular, conscientious, severe, fastidious, accurate, prim, literal, mincing, methodical, qualmish, choosy
- If you feel any inclination of getting fussy, remember that I am a lawyer, and that I can prove I took your claim in good faith. - "Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course", W. B. M. Ferguson.
- Along came the fussy little dog, barking and yelping, for he did not like to be left very far behind. - "The Story of a Monkey on a Stick", Laura Lee Hope.
- " She could not come herself," she said, " because Mr. Palliser was a little fussy. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.