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fas·tid·i·ous

(fas-tid'ē-ŭs),
In bacteriology, having precise nutritional and environmental requirements.

fastidious

(fă-stĭd′ē-əs, fə-)
adj.
Microbiology Having complex nutritional requirements.

fas·tid′i·ous·ly adv.
fas·tid′i·ous·ness n.

fas·tid·i·ous

(fas-tid'ē-ŭs)
bacteriology Having complex and precise nutritional requirements.

fastidious

In microbiology, concerning an organism that has precise nutritional and environmental requirements for growth and survival.
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In light of such evidence, it seems possible to interpret Lily's reluctance to "explain her case" less as a sign of personal fastidiousness, than as a symptom of her frustration.
It took me by surprise the first time I read this kind of fastidiousness in reviewers.
Merrick's passion for all things motoring and his business success allowed him to indulge his interest in racing cars and amass an enviable collection of Classic vehicles garaged and worked upon with the fastidiousness that was typical of his nature.
Compare that to the fastidiousness of the Reuben Brothers, whose advisers crawled over Arena's accounts so diligently that the Takeover Panel had to sanction four extensions of their time limit to make an offer.
Notwithstanding the compositional diversity and variety and bearing in mind the fastidiousness (and many a time compactness) of the instrumental texture, Rajnohova's interpretation as a pianist is exceptionally pure and limpid, which may be one of the reasons why all the compositions-including the most complex-as performed by her are perfectly lucid and clear in structural terms.
Depending upon the fastidiousness of the soldier, the priming charge could decrease the total charge by 10 or more grains.
She's a mixture of absolute fastidiousness about things being perfect and flashes of great humor.
Whether this is a reflection of meticulous organisation or the highly disciplined citizenry, the fact remains that the recycling area is an apt representation of Swiss fastidiousness at its best--or worst, depending on how you look at it.
In Lee the fastidiousness of a "Sunday school morality"--Tate describes it late in the Princeton manuscript as "Victorian humanitarianism" (39)--unnaturally joins the perfect self-control and large ambition that Aristotle would describe as megalopsychia, greatness of soul.
More important is the kitchen's fastidiousness and skill,.
When couched in terms of agent-relative value, agent-relative restrictions seem to represent a kind of moral fastidiousness.
This degree of quality control will be unattainable in your home workshop, though not from any lack of care or fastidiousness on your part.