fastidious
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fastidious(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (difficult to please)
a. quisquilloso
Carol is so fastidious about everything that it is difficult for her to enjoy anything.Carol es tan quisquillosa con todo que le cuesta trabajo disfrutar de nada.
b. muy exigente
Check it again before you give it to him because he is fastidious.Revísalo otra vez antes de dárselo porque es muy exigente.
c. fino
Alfred's fastidious tastes are difficult to please.Los gustos finos de Alfred son difíciles de complacer.
2. (meticulous)
a. escrupuloso
Mr. Smith is so fastidious that he gets his hair cut once a week.El señor Smith es tan escrupuloso que se corta el pelo una vez por semana.
b. meticuloso
The hotel's fastidious maintenance and luxurious appointments make it the ideal lodgings.El mantenimiento meticuloso del hotel y el mobiliario de lujo lo convierten en el alojamiento ideal.
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fastidious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fussy)
a. quisquilloso(a)
2. (meticulous)
a. meticuloso(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fastidious [fæsˈtɪdɪəs]
adjective
[+person] (about cleanliness etc) escrupuloso; (touchy) quisquilloso; [+taste] fino
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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