- meticulous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very careful and precise.DERIVATIVES meticulously adverb meticulousness noun.ORIGIN originally in the sense «fearful», later «overcareful about detail»: from Latin meticulosus 'fearful' .
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meticulously — index faithfully Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
meticulously — 1680s, from METICULOUS (Cf. meticulous) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
meticulously — meticulous UK US /məˈtɪkjələs/ adjective ► very careful to consider every detail in a process: meticulous about sth »She was meticulous about keeping her expense receipts properly filed. »A combination of innovation and meticulous attention to… … Financial and business terms
meticulously — adv. Meticulously is used with these adjectives: ↑detailed Meticulously is used with these verbs: ↑copy, ↑examine, ↑execute, ↑paint, ↑plan, ↑prepare, ↑prepared, ↑record, ↑research, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
meticulously — adverb in a meticulous manner (Freq. 4) the set was meticulously authentic • Derived from adjective: ↑meticulous … Useful english dictionary
Meticulously — Meticulous Me*tic u*lous, a. [L. meticulosus, fr. metus fear: cf. F. m[ e]ticuleux.] Timid; fearful. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. Taking great care to get every detail correct; working thoroughly and with precision; as, meticulous workmanship.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
meticulously — adverb see meticulous … New Collegiate Dictionary
meticulously — See meticulosity. * * * … Universalium
meticulously — adverb In a meticulous manner … Wiktionary
meticulously — mÉª tÉªkjÊŠlÉ™slÉª adv. exactingly; methodically; scrupulously; carefully; in a meticulous manner … English contemporary dictionary