Fastidiousness


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Fastidiousness

See also Punctuality.
Fogg, Phileas
entire life tuned to precise schedule. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
Linkinwater, Tim
handles minutest details with order and precision. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
Morris
the cat finicky eater; eats only “9-Lives.” [TV: Wallechinsky, 129]
Steva Jenufa’s
new scar cools his adulterous ardor. [Czech Opera: Janacek, Jenufa, Westerman, 407]
Unger, Felix
for him, godliness is next to cleanliness. [Am. Lit.: The Odd Couple; Am. Cinema: The Odd Couple; TV: “The Odd Couple” in Terrace, II, 160–161]
References in classic literature ?
Despite the fastidiousness of her housekeeping, Saxon, once she had systematized it, found time and to spare on her hands.
But there was such accumulated bitterness and contempt in the young man's heart, that, in spite of all the fastidiousness of youth, he minded his rags least of all in the street.
There is increased thirst for sips of water, fear of robbers, fastidiousness, and feeling extremely cold.
To do this in the name of environmental fastidiousness is hilarious.
Such fastidiousness looks at best quaintly dated, as though the cultural battles of the 1960s were still being fought.
David Cameron can either show tremulous fastidiousness and lose or ruthless pragmatism and win.
David Cameron can either show tremulous fastidiousness and lose or ruthless pragmatism and win" - Best-selling writer Frederick Forsyth on the coming general election.
David Cameron can either show tremulous fastidiousness and lose or ruthless pragmatism and win" Best-selling writer Frederick Forsyth on the coming general election "I'm spontaneous.
The scripted problems are dealt with in a bit of a whirl - Tommy's gambling debits, Nick's obsessive fastidiousness, Bob's desire to get out of the spotlight, Frankie's domestic problems (a marriage break-up, the death of his daughter) and the involvement of the mob.
fteen "sculptures of paintings," as the artist has referred to the hybrid wall-based forms he is currently constructing, demonstrated the signal tension in his sensibility--usually, if not always, positively generative--between the calculating material fastidiousness of the engineer and the conceptual generosity of the philosopher-autcur.
Thomas laughed at my fastidiousness in that respect.
The trouble is this fastidiousness does not take into account what lies beneath.