Antonyms for fastidious:
Synonyms for fastidious:
flawless, meticulous, proper, methodical, discerning, scrupulous, epicurean, Qualmish, exacting, severe, dainty, diligent, critical, squeamish, correct, finicky, rigorous, hypercritical, mincing, precise, prim, particular, careful, perspicacious, discriminating, delicate, literal, accurate, priggish, conscientious, choosy, demanding, punctilious, fussy, picky, persnickety, prudish.
very careful, meticulous (adjective)
regardful, responsible, attentive, alert, provident, sharp-eyed, strict, mindful, diligent, scrupulous, prepared, thoughtful, watchful, exacting, cautious, heedful, fussy, ready, particular, meticulous, careful, precise, finical, guarded, thorough, prudent, vigilant, observant, conscientious.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for fastidious:
- Always dressing for dinner, even in solitude, for the habit of years was too strong to lay aside- and, moreover, he was fastidious in his dress to preserve his self- respect- he appeared at the door looking slender and well- set up in his dark clothes. - "Red Money", Fergus Hume.
- Nurses are more expensive and mothers less fastidious than in England. - "Town Life in Australia 1883", R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny.
- So formal, dignified, and fastidious was he that this seems improbable, but I quote his own account. - "Memories and Anecdotes", Kate Sanborn.