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fastidious (fuh STID ee uhs) (adjective), more fastidious, most fastidious
1. Referring to a person who is meticulous and pays great attention to details: James was a fastidious accountant who seemed to be destined to do well in the financial department of his company.
2. Characterizing someone who is difficult to please or is exacting: Mark was a fastidious person who felt disgusted about the lack of neatness that was shown by those who don't wear proper clothing where they are working.
3. Descriptive of an individual who is excessively particular, critical, or demanding; especially, in matters of taste or propriety: Fastidious people are difficult to please because they are overly attentive to details or appearances.
4. In microbiology, pertaining to a single-celled life form that has precise and complicated nutritional requirements: In her biology class at school, Susan learned that some tiny microorganisms are very fastidious in that they can only grow in a very specific and enriched environment.
5. Etymology: from Latin fastidiosus, "squeamishness, disgust, haughtiness, disdain"; from fastidium, a loathing; from fastus, "disdain".

Fastidious originally meant: "disagreeable, distasteful" then later it changed to "disgusted".

Pertaining to being very critical.
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A reference to someone who is particular about form.
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