finicky

[fin-i-kee]
adjective, finickier, finickiest.
excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy.
Also, finnicky, finiking [fin-i-king] .


Origin:
1815–25; finick + -y1

superfinicky, adjective


exacting, demanding, meticulous; choosy, picky.
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finicky or finicking (ˈfɪnɪkɪ)
 
adj
1.  excessively particular, as in tastes or standards; fussy
2.  full of trivial detail; overelaborate
 
[C19: from finical]
 
finicking or finicking
 
adj
 
[C19: from finical]

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finicky
1825, "dainty, mincing," from finical "too particular" (1590s), perhaps from fine (adj.) + -ical as in cynical, ironical. The -k- between the final -c- and a suffix beginning in -i, -y, or -e is an orthographic rule to mark the pronunciation of -c- as "k" (cf. picnicking,
trafficking, panicky, shellacked).
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Example sentences
When the pickings are this good, bears can turn finicky.
But despite their omnipotent potential, embryonic stem cells are a finicky lot.
Never once did they manage to creep out of my finicky ears.
But people seem to be far more finicky about what they put in their mouths for
  nutrition.
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