finickiness
noun see finicky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • finickiness — nə̇kēnə̇s, nēk , kin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being finicky instability, irritability, finickiness about food, a tendency to sudden whims and … fancies Margaret Mead the gourmet s finickiness with his appetite William Becker …   Useful english dictionary

  • finickiness — finicky ► ADJECTIVE 1) fussy. 2) excessively detailed or elaborate. DERIVATIVES finickiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • finickiness — See finicky. * * * …   Universalium

  • finickiness — noun The quality of being finicky …   Wiktionary

  • finickiness — fin·ick·i·ness …   English syllables

  • finicky — adjective Etymology: alteration of finicking Date: circa 1825 1. extremely or excessively particular, exacting, or meticulous in taste or standards < a finicky eater > 2. requiring much care, precision, or attentive effort < a finicky recipe > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accuracy — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, attention to detail, attention to fact, care for truth, circumstantiality, conscientiousness, correctness, criticality, criticalness, definiteness, delicacy, detail, exactingness, exactitude, exactness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • circumstantiality — Synonyms and related words: accuracy, attention to detail, conscientiousness, correctness, criticality, criticalness, delicacy, detail, exactingness, exactitude, exactness, exquisiteness, finicality, finicalness, finickiness, finickingness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • delicacy — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, accommodatingness, accuracy, acquired taste, affectivity, agreeableness, airiness, airy texture, allergy, ambrosia, amiable weakness, anaphylaxis, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • detail — Synonyms and related words: KP, accredit, accuracy, add up, adduce, adjunct, age group, allocate, allot, amplify, anatomize, appoint, appropriate to, appurtenance, army, army group, article, aspect, assign, assign to, atomize, attention to detail …   Moby Thesaurus

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