unfastidious

adjective
un·​fas·​tid·​i·​ous | \ ˌən-fa-ˈsti-dē-əs How to pronounce unfastidious (audio) , -fə- \

Definition of unfastidious

: not fastidious : not extremely or excessively careful, selective, difficult to please, etc. They are … notoriously unfastidious in their appearance, careless about deportment and singularly lacking in ambition.— Tony Jenkins

Examples of unfastidious in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recommended for ages eight and up with the supervision of an unfastidious adult. Popular Science, "Fun and fascinating science kits for kids," 10 Feb. 2020 At bottom, the riches of the party’s patrons had been originally amassed in the chaos of the transition from communism—and they had been preserved through shell companies and tax havens and the complicity of unfastidious regimes. Franklin Foer, The Atlantic, "A Rebuke to Kleptocracy," 31 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unfastidious

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfastidious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfastidious. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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