Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
3. Prospective Affections
FASTIDIOUSNESS &c. adj.; nicety, meticulosity, hypercriticism, difficulty in being pleased; friandise [F.], epicurism, omnia suspendens naso [L.].
DISCRIMINATION, discernment, perspicacity, perspicaciousness [rare], keenness, sharpness, insight.
[EXCESS OF DELICACY] prudery, prudishness, primness.
BE FASTIDIOUS &c. adj.; split hairs; hunt for the crumpled rose-leaf.
mince the matter; turn up ones nose at (disdain) [See Contempt]; look a gift horse in the mouth, see spots on the sun; see the mote in ones brothers eye.
DISCRIMINATE, have nice discrimination; have exquisite taste; be discriminative &c. adj.