Definition of overfastidious in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌōvərfasˈtidēəs/


Excessively attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail: his manner gives the impression of an overfastidious 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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Syllabification: o·ver·fas·tid·i·ous

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