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over-fastidious Line breaks: over-fastidi¦ous

Definition of over-fastidious in English:


Excessively concerned about accuracy and detail: his manner gives the impression of an over-fastidious gentleman
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  • Single-issue campaigning always brings strange alliances and it's silly to be over-fastidious.
  • A concern, perhaps over-fastidious, with the niceties of procedure and style was combined with a wide-ranging ability and insistence on upholding Britain's obligations to the colonial peoples.
  • Her translations of the new essays read well, though there are some odd anachronisms like 'trendy' and 'dumbed down' and (to my taste) a slightly over-fastidious application of commas.
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