overfastidious

adjective
over·​fas·​tid·​i·​ous | \ ˌō-vər-fa-ˈsti-dē-əs How to pronounce overfastidious (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

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