Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 868 (Fastidiousness)

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#868. Fastidiousness. -- N. fastidiousness &c. adj.; nicety, hypercriticism, difficulty in being pleased, friandise[Fr], epicurism, omnia suspendens naso[Lat].

epicure, gourmet.

[Excess of delicacy] prudery.

V. be fastidious &c. adj.; have a sweet tooth.

mince the matter; turn up one's nose at &c. (disdain) 930; look a gift horse in the mouth, see spots on the sun.

Adj. fastidious, nice, delicate, delicat[obs], finical, finicky, demanding, meticulous, exacting, strict, anal[vulg.], difficult, dainty, lickerish[obs], squeamish, thin-skinned; squeasy[obs], queasy; hard to please, difficult to please; querulous, particular, straitlaced, scrupulous; censorious &c. 932; hypercritical; overcritical.

Phr. noli me tangere[Lat].