1. capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

    Synonyms : executable, practicable, viable, workable


  1. extremely silly or stupid

    Synonyms : asinine, inane


  1. having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures

    Synonyms : exacting
    Antonyms : unfastidious
    Examples :
    • fastidious microorganisms
  2. giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

    Antonyms : unfastidious
    Examples :
    • a fastidious and incisive intellect
    • fastidious about personal cleanliness


  1. excessive intolerance of opposing views

    Synonyms : fanatism, zealotry
    Type Of : intolerance


  1. marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

    Synonyms : fanatic, overzealous, rabid


  1. speak haltingly

    Synonyms : bumble, stammer, stutter
    Type Of : verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, speak, talk
    Examples :
    • The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room
  2. be unsure or weak

    Synonyms : waver
    Type Of : waver, hesitate, waffle
    Examples :
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering
  3. walk unsteadily

    Synonyms : bumble, stumble
    Type Of : walk
  4. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way

    Synonyms : waver
    Type Of : move
  5. the act of pausing uncertainly

    Synonyms : faltering, hesitation, waver
    Type Of : pause


  1. intended to deceive

    Synonyms : deceitful, fraudulent
    Examples :
    • fallacious testimony
  2. containing or based on a fallacy

    Synonyms : unsound
    Examples :
    • fallacious reasoning
  3. based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

    Examples :
    • fallacious hope


  1. an outdoor device that supplies food for wild birds

    Synonyms : bird feeder, birdfeeder
    Type Of : device
  2. a machine that automatically provides a supply of some material

    Synonyms : self-feeder
    Type Of : machine
    Examples :
    • the feeder discharged feed into a trough for the livestock
  3. a branch that flows into the main stream

    Synonyms : affluent, confluent, tributary
    Type Of : branch
  4. someone who consumes food for nourishment

    Synonyms : eater
    Type Of : consumer
  5. an animal being fattened or suitable for fattening

    Type Of : domestic animal, domesticated animal
  6. an animal that feeds on a particular source of food

    Type Of : animal, fauna, brute, creature, animate being, beast
    Examples :
    • a bark feeder
    • a mud feeder


  1. a supporter of feminism

    Synonyms : libber, women's liberationist, women's rightist
    Type Of : meliorist, social reformer, crusader, reformer, reformist
  2. of or relating to or advocating equal rights for women

    Examples :
    • feminist critique


  1. the movement aimed at equal rights for women

    Synonyms : feminist movement, women's lib, women's liberation movement
    Type Of : movement, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort
  2. a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women

    Type Of : school of thought, ism, philosophy, doctrine, philosophical system