FASTIDIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of fastidious
Definition:
a. difficult to please; having complicated requirements; excessively particular demanding about details
Example:
Bobby was such a fastidious eater that he would eat a sandwich only if his mother first cut off every scrap of crust.
Sentence in Classic:
Everything about him accorded with the fastidious element in her taste, even to the light irony with which he surveyed what seemed to her most sacred.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
You have been tutored and refined by books and retirement from the world, and you are therefore somewhat fastidious; but this only renders you the more fit to appreciate the extraordinary merits of this wonderful man.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The contrast between the dirty, hairy old man and the four neat, fastidious ladies was as great as though he were a grizzled, vicious old watchdog and they four small kittens.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Wherefore, it seems to me you had best not be too fastidious in your curiosity touching this Leviathan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He was so fastidious and prim about his place that a boy would go to a good deal of trouble to throw a dead cat into his back yard, or to dump a sackful of tin cans in his alley.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
The count appeared, dressed with the greatest simplicity, but the most fastidious dandy could have found nothing to cavil at in his toilet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
At length his accurate and fastidious eye seemed satisfied, and, throwing out his left arm on the barrel, he was slowly elevating the muzzle, when an exclamation from Uncas, who sat in the bow, once more caused him to suspend the shot.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
In all the wide world, there was nothing that seemed to remind him so much of Eva; and he would insist on keeping him constantly about him, and, fastidious and unapproachable as he was with regard to his deeper feelings, he almost thought aloud to Tom.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context