Definitions for orderliness

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  1. orderliness, methodicalness(noun)

    the quality of appreciating method and system

  2. orderliness, order(noun)

    a condition of regular or proper arrangement

    "he put his desk in order"; "the machine is now in working order"

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  1. orderliness(Noun)

    The fact of having a regular, proper and systematic arrangement.

  2. orderliness(Noun)

    Orderly behaviour.

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  1. Orderliness

    Orderliness is associated with other qualities such as cleanliness and diligence—and the desire for order and symmetry, and is generally considered to be a desirable quality. In psychology, an excessive desire for orderliness can be associated with obsessive–compulsive disorder and the term anal retentive, —from Freudian psychoanalysis—is used conversationally to describe a person with such attention to orderliness and detail that it becomes close to a mental disorder.


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