un·​fas·​tid·​i·​ous ˌən-fa-ˈsti-dē-əs How to pronounce unfastidious (audio)
: 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, 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, 31 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unfastidious was in 1816

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“Unfastidious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfastidious. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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