per·snick·e·ty adjective \pər-ˈsni-kə-tē\: giving a lot of attention to details that are minor or not important.
1a: fussy about small details : fastidious<a persnickety teacher>. b: having the characteristics of a snob.
2: requiring great precision <a persnickety job>.
— per·snick·e·ti·ness \-nəs\noun
- choosy (or choosey), dainty, delicate, demanding, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicking, fussbudgety, fussy, nice, old-maidish, particular, pernickety [chiefly British], finicky, picky
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring