finical

adjective
fin·​i·​cal | \ ˈfi-ni-kəl How to pronounce finical (audio) \

Definition of finical

Other Words from finical

finically \ ˈfi-​ni-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce finical (audio) \ adverb
finicalness \ ˈfi-​ni-​kəl-​nəs How to pronounce finical (audio) \ noun

Examples of finical in a Sentence

a newspaper who's old-fashionedly finical about proper grammar
Recent Examples on the Web The finical, fanatical, reciprocal chiselling of mind and matter. Christian Wiman, The New Yorker, 6 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of finical

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for finical

probably from fine entry 1

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The first known use of finical was in 1592

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Last Updated

13 Dec 2021

Cite this Entry

“Finical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finical. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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