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Meaning of "pernicketiness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PERNICKETINESS

pernicketiness  [pəˈnɪkətɪnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PERNICKETINESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pernicketiness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PERNICKETINESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pernicketiness in the English dictionary

The definition of pernicketiness in the dictionary is excessive attention to detail.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PERNICKETINESS


battiness
ˈbætɪnəs
bittiness
ˈbɪtɪnəs
chitinous
ˈkaɪtɪnəs
cretinous
ˈkrɛtɪnəs
dustiness
ˈdʌstɪnəs
emptiness
ˈɛmptɪnəs
fattiness
ˈfætɪnəs
feistiness
ˈfaɪstɪnəs
frostiness
ˈfrɒstɪnəs
fruitiness
ˈfruːtɪnəs
gelatinous
dʒɪˈlætɪnəs
glutinous
ˈɡluːtɪnəs
grittiness
ˈɡrɪtɪnəs
keratinous
kəˈrætɪnəs
mateyness
ˈmeɪtɪnəs
mountainous
ˈmaʊntɪnəs
mutinous
ˈmjuːtɪnəs
nuttiness
ˈnʌtɪnəs
persnicketiness
pəˈsnɪkətɪnəs
ricketiness
ˈrɪkɪtɪnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PERNICKETINESS

permutate
permutation
permutational
permute
pern
Pernambuco
pernancy
pernicious
pernicious anaemia
perniciously
perniciousness
pernickety
Pernik
pernio
pernoctate
pernoctation
Pernod
perone
peroneal
peroneus

WORDS THAT END LIKE PERNICKETINESS

agribusiness
big business
bulkiness
business
cleanliness
cleanliness is next to godliness
comeliness
dizziness
do the business
e-business
family business
fitness
friendliness
happiness
holiness
laziness
loneliness
loveliness
readiness
show business
timeliness

Synonyms and antonyms of pernicketiness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pernicketiness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PERNICKETINESS

Find out the translation of pernicketiness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pernicketiness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pernicketiness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

pernicketiness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pernicketiness
570 millions of speakers

English

pernicketiness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pernicketiness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pernicketiness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pernicketiness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pernicketiness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pernicketiness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pernicketiness
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pernicketiness
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pernicketiness
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pernicketiness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pernicketiness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pernicketiness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pernicketiness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pernicketiness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिहल्ला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pernicketiness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pernicketiness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pernicketiness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pernicketiness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pernicketiness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pernicketiness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pernicketiness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pernicketiness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pernicketiness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pernicketiness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PERNICKETINESS»

The term «pernicketiness» is used very little and occupies the 169.519 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PERNICKETINESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pernicketiness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pernicketiness» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pernicketiness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PERNICKETINESS»

Discover the use of pernicketiness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pernicketiness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Astrology for Lovers
Perhaps pernicketiness would be a better word. It's about that spot of rust. Because he isn't terribly well related to the earth plane, Aries can often be a little compulsive about it. He can even display qualities which are usually expected of what ...
Liz Greene, 2009
2
Somewhere Towards the End: A Memoir
The pernicketiness does not extend to non-fiction because the attractiveness of non-fiction depends more on its subject than it does on its author's imagination. I no longer feel the need to ponder human relationships – particularly not love ...
Diana Athill, 2009
3
Constructive Conversations about Health: Policy and Values
... generous responses to my invitation to write, for meeting the deadlines, for their tolerance of my editorial pernicketiness, for the quality of their contributions, and for the sheer pleasure of our exchanges in the course of meetings and editing.
Marshall Marinker, 2006
4
Lessons in Forgetting
... strange melding of cockiness and generosity, goodwill and unwillingness to stomach the old ladies' pernicketiness. She leaned back into the pillows. A smile hovered on her lips. Nikhil was the same. A little triumph at school and he was Mr  ...
Anita Nair, 2012
5
Policing the Police:
Right strategies, efficient brasstacks and pernicketiness can make the crime a foolproof operation. This is an inviting challenge to any resourceful and skeely criminal. Use of hi-tech communication, transport and weaponry system makes the ...
Praveen Kumar, 2000
6
Short History of English Literature
Trevor's terse, crisp dialogue, and his dry, detached portrayal of seediness, illhumour or pointless pernicketiness is fetchingly entertaining. And there is compassion too. Trevor extended his range in Mrs Eckdorf in O'Neill's Hotel ( 1970).
Harry Blamires, 2013
7
Policing the Police 2 Edition
Right strategies, efficient brasstacks and pernicketiness can make the crime a foolproof operation. This is an inviting challenge to any resourceful and skeely criminal. Use of hi-tech communication, transport and weaponry system makes the ...
Praveen Kumar
8
Propertius: A Hellenistic Poet on Love and Death
... ostracising Cynthia from Propertius' poetry and life.20 At the root of such reasoning lies a self-defeating pernicketiness which expects nothing less than a one-to-one correspondence between mythological example and contextual situation.
Theodore D. Papanghelis, 1987
9
John Knox
... susceptibilitiesby a curious pernicketiness about minor points. He could not abide the Litany, stickled about private baptism and the churching of women. To judge from all his writings, he attached little importance to such points as these; but, ...
Eustace Percy, 2013
10
Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior
Godwin was meticulous in record keeping, evincing a pernicketiness somewhat at odds with his bohemian lifestyle. His unpublished office diaries reveal that he and Wilde moved in each other's orbits to a noteworthy degree during .
Penny Sparke, Anne Massey, 2013

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PERNICKETINESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pernicketiness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Merkel cheered for stinging criticism of coalition partner
That Berlin's wariness of debt-fuelled spending extended to its European partners was not a case of “German pernicketiness”, the chancellor ... «Irish Times, Dec 14»
2
Shed of the Week: Subaru Legacy
Some say this particular model of Legacy was screwed together in the United States, a land of folk not known for pernicketiness when it comes ... «Pistonheads.com, Apr 14»
3
The Vanilla Pod, Marlow, Bucks, restaurant review
Primarily, however, the pernicketiness is sourced in the belief that chef-proprietor Michael Macdonald has serious talent for modern French ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 13»
4
Jeroen to clean up Vodafone UK
His notions were grumpily acceded to by staff, who mumbled about neurosis and Dutch pernicketiness but still appreciated the nice new ... «Irish Independent, Sep 13»
5
Julian Barnes embarks on his own voyage into grief
Yet Barnes devotes a surprising amount of this short text to pernicketiness about other people and their failures of tact and sympathy, or merely ... «Evening Standard, Mar 13»
6
A fair slice of the cake
“When I look out the window in the housing estate that I live in, I think every other person out there has the same compulsive pernicketiness as ... «Irish Examiner, Aug 12»
7
Tottenham Hotspur 1 Manchester United 3: match report
The England winger became so annoyed at the perceived pernicketiness that he gestured whether he should take the free kick the other side of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 12»
8
Ronald Searle, the cartoonist who could never leave school
He learnt to love the French, even for their pernicketiness. When he declared to the tax authorities that he used 48 per cent of his domestic ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 12»

REFERENCE
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