Finicking in a sentence

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Definition of Finicking

  • Finical; unduly particular; excessively demanding over minor details.

How to use finicking in a sentence. Finicking pronunciation.

It was the morning of the third day of Bursley Wakes; not the modern finicking and respectable, but an orgiastic carnival, gross in all its manifestations of joy.
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She thought the lettering of his tombstone affected and finicking.
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An idle, finicking scamp, that'll never do an honest stroke of work as long as he lives.
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It is only fair to state that they loathed her-for a finicking, unreasonable, stuck-up poor woman, who gave herself the airs of a wealthy lady.
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The less, he mused, that one had to do with finicking feelings in this world the better.
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He is as independent as a prince, and the gilded youths and finicking fine ladies who attempt to patronise him are apt to make but a sorry show before his solid and undisguised contempt.
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Yet there was nothing finicking about their politeness-it had the public-school touch, and, though sedulous, was virile.
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And the real beauty and enormous power of his magnificent voice saved him by its mere distinction from the charge of being finicking.
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He thought the house would never get itself done-one brick at a time-and each brick cost a farthing-slow, careful; yes, and even finicking.
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For Darius cigarettes were aristocratic and finicking; they were an affectation.
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It was not for such as he to be finicking.
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There was no prudish finicking about Agnes.
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She was delicate and finicking in her eating, her fingers were fine and seemed very sensitive in the tips, so she put her food apart with fine, small motions, she ate carefully, delicately.
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Mortimer Hyslop was a calculating prig; Grace was finicking and bound by ridiculous rules.
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Such was the life of the peasants; at the other pole was the life of the courts: intrigue and cunning, and what always goes with cunning-ineptitude; a good measure of debauchery; some finicking unimportant refinement; each man for self and party, and none for Gods and Men.
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Examples of Finicking

Example #1
Sophia, despite her age, climbed the steps violently, and burst with equal violence into the parlour, where she deposited the basket on the floor near the empty fireplace.
Example #2
Up those steps Sophia Scales, nine years older than when she had failed to persuade Constance to leave the Square, was carrying a large basket, weighted with all the heaviness of Fossette.
Example #3
The other customer had the effect of causing Constance to pop up from her cloistral corner.
Example #4
One made straight for Mr. Povey, whereupon Mr. Scales parted from him at once, it being a universal maxim in shops that even the most distinguished commercial shall not hinder the business of even the least distinguished customer.
Example #5
And I wish Deb wouldn't waste her time listening to his nonsense.
Example #6
Mary gently expostulated. "So he would.