Day-138 (Persnickety)

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Word:
              Persnickety

Status:
              Adjective

Meaning:
              Giving a lot of attention to details that are minor or not important.

Sentences:
1) As she got older, she became more and more persnickety.
2) He lacked the patience to deal with persnickety tasks, such as hanging the wallpaper.

Origin:
              Alteration of  pernickety, which is of unknown origin.

First use:
              1915

Synonyms:
                choosy, dainty, delicate, demanding, finnical, fussy, fastidious

Antonyms:
                undemanding, unfastidious, unfussy.

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