Meticulousness is a quality of being extremely careful or precise. You might appreciate the meticulousness of a math teacher who explains every problem in detail.

People who are very fastidious or thorough have the characteristic of meticulousness. This quality can be extremely useful. The meticulousness of a search party as they look for a lost dog means they'll find easy-to-miss clues. Your meticulousness as you clean your room will be appreciated by your parents. And a student's meticulousness in proofreading a big term paper might just earn them a big A.

Definitions of meticulousness
  1. noun
    strict attention to minute details
    synonyms: meticulosity, punctiliousness, scrupulousness
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    type of:
    conscientiousness, painstakingness
    the trait of being painstaking and careful
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