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pernickety, persnickety
adj. characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details; "a persnickety job"; "a persnickety school teacher"
uppish, too big for one's breeches, stuck-up, snot-nosed, bigheaded, snotty, snooty, persnickety
adj. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"

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disagreeable
adj. unpleasant to interact with; "a disagreeable old man"
scrupulous, painstaking, conscientious
adj. characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"
whiny, whiney, querulous, fretful
adj. habitually complaining; "a whiny child"
critical
adj. marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude"
cavilling, caviling, quibbling, pettifogging, nitpicking, carping
adj. quibbling over insignificant details; "caviling pettifoggers and quiggling pleaders"-Edmund Burke; "her nagging and carping attack"; "thought her editor unnecessarily nitpicking"; "a pettifogging lawyer's mind"; "had no patience with quibbling critics"
detractive
adj. causing to decrease in importance or value; "detractive influences on the volume of investment"
ornery, crotchety, cantankerous
adj. having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
pettish, techy, tetchy, testy, scratchy, petulant, peckish, peevish, nettlesome, irritable, fractious, cranky
adj. easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
footling, trivial, picayune, petty, piffling, piddling, niggling, little, lilliputian, fiddling
adj. (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
skillful, nice
adj. done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"
tidy
adj. marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"

Synonyms (49)

choosey, choosy
adj. difficult to please
overnice, squeamish, prissy, nice, dainty
adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
exacting
adj. having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures; "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"
old-womanish, old-maidish
adj. primly fastidious
self-important, chesty, arrogant
adj. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
vainglorious, swelled, big
adj. feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
self-respectful, self-respecting, dignified
adj. having or showing self-esteem
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
swollen-headed, self-conceited, vain, swollen, egotistical, egotistic, conceited
adj. characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"
honoured, respected, honored, illustrious, glorious
adj. having or worthy of pride; "redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance"; "born of a redoubtable family"
gratifying
adj. occasioning pride; "a gratifying (or proud) achievement"
house-proud
adj. proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep
overproud
adj. excessively proud
proud of, pleased
adj. feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth; "proud of their child"
purse-proud
adj. proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)
shabby-genteel
adj. trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness

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