overfastidious

adjective over·fas·tid·i·ous \ ˌō-vər-fa-ˈsti-dē-əs , -fə- \

Definition of overfastidious

: excessively fastidious
  • Normally overfastidious and wedded to routine, he now neglected food, sleep, and appearance.
  • —Ernst Pawel
  • In other respects I have written more carelessly; that is, without an overfastidious and learned choice of words.
  • —Percy Bysshe Shelley

First Known Use of overfastidious

1819

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