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Synonyms for fastidious

Synonyms for (adjective) fastidious

Synonyms: fastidious Definition: giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness Usage: a fastidious and incisive intellect; fastidious about personal cleanliness

Similar words: choosey, choosy Definition: difficult to please

Similar words: prissy, dainty, squeamish, overnice, nice Definition: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted Usage: too nice about his food to take to camp cooking; so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

Similar words: particular, fussy, finical, finicky, picky Definition: exacting especially about details Usage: a finicky eater; fussy about clothes; very particular about how her food was prepared

Similar words: meticulous Definition: marked by extreme care in treatment of details Usage: a meticulous craftsman; almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

Similar words: pernickety, persnickety Definition: characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details Usage: a persnickety job; a persnickety school teacher

Similar words: old-maidish, old-womanish Definition: primly fastidious