Excessively precise; more exacting than is needed

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  • overprecise — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overprecise — adj.; overprecisely, adv.; overpreciseness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • overprecise — adj. too exact, too precise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overprecise — adj.; overprecisely, adv.; overpreciseness, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Precisian — Pre*ci sian, n. 1. One who limits, or restrains. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. An overprecise person; one rigidly or ceremoniously exact in the observance of rules; a formalist; formerly applied to the English Puritans. [1913 Webster] The most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elegant — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Babylonian, Ciceronian, Corinthian, advantageous, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, apt, arabesque, artistic, attractive, august, auspicious, awe inspiring, awful, barbaric, baroque, beauteous, beautiful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • euphemistic — Synonyms and related words: elegant, euphuistic, exquisite, formalistic, goody good good, goody goody, mincing, namby pamby, overnice, overprecise, overrefined, pedantic, precieuse, precious, precisian, precisianistic, precisionistic, puristic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • formalistic — Synonyms and related words: accordant, anal, bourgeois, compulsive, concordant, conformist, conventional, conventionalized, corresponding, elegant, euphemistic, euphuistic, exquisite, extrinsic, formal, formalist, formulary, goody good good,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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