Definitions for fastidious

Definitions for (adj) fastidious

Main entry: fastidious

Definition: giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

Usage: a fastidious and incisive intellect; fastidious about personal cleanliness

Main entry: fastidious, exacting

Definition: having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures

Usage: fastidious microorganisms; certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements

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