finical

[ fin-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF finical
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FINICAL

She will be sure to be finical, cowardly, or disagreeable in some way.

There was also mingled with the pompous, something of the finical.

In his dress he was neat, but not finical; in his diet temperate, and not dainty.

Nothing is left unfinished, yet none of the workmanship is finical.

Women would rave about him; men would think him finical and dandified.

Perhaps her taste was too finical, or her character too cold, as they said.

She had had many notes from Dr. Gay in precisely these finical characters.

The finical and fashionable may call the candid speaker a boar, and shun him.

She said to herself that this was no time or place for finical delicacy.

Anyway, England was not so finical as Canada, and so she gained what Canada lost.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s; see finicky.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FINICAL

choosy

adjectivefussy, discriminating
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