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Example sentences from the Web for anal retentive
She had an extremely retentive memory, read well, and evinced great love of reading.The Childhood of Distinguished Women|Selina A. Bower
His knowledge of history, more especially of military history, was profound, and his memory was singularly retentive.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
At the start he was blest with a most marvelous and retentive memory, and a keen sense of the practical side of life.
Success cannot be expected in a soil unduly retentive of moisture.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
He had been tolerably well educated; and being fond of reading, with a retentive memory, he possessed a good deal of information.Peter the Whaler|W.H.G. Kingston