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fastidious
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
giving careful attention to detail

or:

excessively concerned with cleanliness or matters of taste
  • Shortly afterwards Marfa and Grigory reported to Fyodor Pavlovitch that Smerdyakov was gradually beginning to show an extraordinary fastidiousness.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (49% in)

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