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METICULOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does meticulous mean? 

METICULOUS (adjective)
  The adjective METICULOUS has 2 senses:

1. marked by precise accordance with details
2. marked by extreme care in treatment of details

  Familiarity information: METICULOUS used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


METICULOUS (adjective)


Sense 1meticulous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by precise accordance with details

Synonyms:

meticulous; punctilious

Context examples:

meticulous research / punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

Similar:

precise (sharply exact or accurate or delimited)


Sense 2meticulous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by extreme care in treatment of details

Context examples:

a meticulous craftsman / almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

Similar:

fastidious (giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness)


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