Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 08/10/15 Meticulous

Meticulous (adjective)
meticulous [muh-tik-yuh-luh s]


adjective
1. taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough: a meticulous craftsman; meticulous personal appearance.
2. finicky; fussy: meticulous adherence to technicalities.

Synonyms
1. exact, strict, scrupulous. See painstaking.

Antonyms
1, 2. careless.

Origin: 1525-35; < Latin metīculōsus full of fear, fearful, equivalent to metī- for metū- (stem of metus fear) + -culōsus, extracted from perīculōsus perilous

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