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Definition of "meticulous" []

  • Extremely careful and precise. (adjective)
  • Extremely or excessively concerned with details. (adjective)
  • Very precise about details, even trivial ones; painstaking (adjective)

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Use "meticulous" in a sentence
  • "She was referring to her meticulous joke file, featured in her 2010 documentary, "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.""
  • "But with great patience, he always explained them to me in meticulous detail."
  • "They plan it in meticulous detail over the course of a very condensed week."