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Definition of "thoroughness" []

  • The state of being thorough (noun)
  • Attention to detail (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "thoroughness" in a sentence
  • "Yet this conception makes thoroughness a purely _quantitative_ matter; it accepts _thoroughness_ as meaning _throughness_ or completeness, signifying the inclusion of everything from "beginning to end," or from "cover to cover.""
  • "Here we express faith in German thoroughness, planning and discipline, on the basis of a single, ambiguous leaked memo, for the alternative is not pleasant to contemplate."
  • "There is a kind of thoroughness which is almost purely physical: the kind that signifies mechanical and exhausting drill upon all the details of a subject."