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[Probably from fine.]

fin′i·cal·ly adv.
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another word for finicky
ˌfiniˈcality n
ˈfinically adv
ˈfinicalness n
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or fin•nick•y

(ˈfɪn ɪ ki)

also fin•i•king

(ˈfɪn ɪ kɪŋ)

adj. -ick•i•er, -ick•i•est.
excessively particular or fastidious.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.finical - exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"
fastidious - giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"
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