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adjective as in choosy

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As a rule she was not overparticular, but just then she was in that state of nerves when little things fretted her.

From which of the two treasuries in his care expenses were paid, Gustavus was not overparticular.

We were slouches, I know, with rumpled hair and, I fear not overparticular as to our linen during the greater part of the week.

She knew that the others thought she was fussy and overparticular, and that helped to make her thoroughly uncomfortable.

Mr. Lincoln was not overparticular in his matter of dress, and was also careless in his manners.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overparticular, such as: finicky, selective, dainty, eclectic, exacting, and fastidious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.