Definitions for meticulousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

me•tic•u•lous*məˈtɪk yə ləs(adj.)

  1. taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough.

  2. finicky; fussy.

* Syn: See painstaking.

Origin of meticulous:

1525–35; < L metīculōsus full of fear, fearful =metī- for metū- (s. of metus fear) +-culōsus, extracted from perīculōsusperilous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. meticulousness, meticulosity, punctiliousness, scrupulousness(noun)

    strict attention to minute details


  1. meticulousness(Noun)

    The state or characteristic of being meticulous.


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