The reason of this fastidiousness about a sitting-room presently appeared.
fastidiousness is slavery to this or that particular style or fashion.
But this fastidiousness and irony which he preserved in spite of all shocks reassured me at the time.
The excess, into which she never fell, might have been a sort of fastidiousness.
The tailor, familiar with Mr. Oakhurst's fastidiousness, did not know what he meant.
Even Percy's fastidiousness did not prevent him from eating his full share.
She knew that he would be passionate and intractable and yet held to nobility by fastidiousness and love of her.
He swiftly lost the fastidiousness which had characterized his old life.
The fastidiousness and subtlety which led others to seek perfection in phrase and thought had little attraction for him.
But all the rich tremble before the fastidiousness of the poor.
mid-15c., "full of pride," from Latin fastidiosus "disdainful, squeamish, exacting," from fastidium "loathing, squeamishness," most likely from *fastu-taidiom, a compound of fastus "contempt, arrogance" and taedium "aversion, disgust." Early use in English was both in passive and active senses. Meaning "squeamish, over-nice" emerged in English 1610s. Related: Fastidiously; fastidiousness.
fastidious fas·tid·i·ous (fā-stĭd'ē-əs, fə-)
Possessing or displaying careful, meticulous attention to detail.
Difficult to please; exacting.
Having complex nutritional requirements. Used of microorganisms.