Pernickety Definition

pər-nĭkĭ-tē
adjective
Persnickety.
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The definition of pernickety, commonly spelled persnickety, is a particular attention to detail to the point of being too demanding.
An example of a pernickety person is someone who stands over a project and hounds the workers until every last minor detail is attended to.
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Origin of Pernickety

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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