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Meticulous

Pronunciation of Meticulous
/mɛtˈɪkjʊləs/, /mɛtˈɪkjʊləs/, /m_ɛ_t_ˈɪ_k_j_ʊ_l_ə_s/

Antonyms for meticulous:

imprecise, messy, sloppy, unfastidious, careless, negligent.

Synonyms for meticulous:

Sense 1

risk-averse, studious, tactful, white-glove, discreet, systematic, organized, neat, detailed, assiduous.

Sense 2

thoroughgoing, selective, judicial, deliberation.

Sense 3

delicacy.

Sense 5

serious.

Sense 9

nice.

Sense 17

close.

prompt

punctual.

scrupulous

painstaking.

thorough

good.

Other synonyms and related words:

discreet, nice, assiduous, tactful, thoroughgoing, close, selective, detailed, serious, painstaking, delicacy, punctual, organized, systematic, neat, loving, judicial, good.

all (adjective)

punctilious.

all-encompassing (adjective)

thorough.

detailed, perfectionist (adjective)

fastidious, conscientious, picky, fussy, particular, precise, punctilious, heedful, thorough, strict, exact, painstaking, cautious, scrupulous, persnickety, accurate, punctual.

fastidious (adjective)

priggish, prudish, fussy, methodical, accurate, flawless, discerning, rigorous, demanding, severe, perspicacious, discriminating, squeamish, proper, punctilious, picky, dainty, particular, prim, exacting, epicurean, finicky, diligent, scrupulous, correct, Qualmish, choosy, literal, mincing, precise, fastidious, careful, critical, conscientious, delicate, persnickety, hypercritical.

on time (adjective)

punctual.

precise (adjective)

right, proper, strict, accurate, rigorous, definite, precise, exact, correct.

severe (adjective)

correct, grim, crisp, cutting, caustic, austere, chilly, brisk, critical, rigorous, gruff, piquant, exacting, demanding, rigid, raw, sharp, cool, keen, acrimonious, stiff-necked, strict, prudish, stern, dry, imperial, lean, precise, severe, astringent, hidebound, intense, acute, short, spare, fundamental, stringent, curt, brusque, abrupt, puritanical, blunt, draconian, disciplined, ascetic, intolerant, relentless, bleak, icy, authoritarian, basic, frosty, tart, uncompromising, unbending, acerbic, harsh, obdurate, oppressive, stark, censorious, strait-laced, obstinate, inflexible, spartan, dour.

vigilant (adjective)

observant, thoughtful, conscientious, mindful, finical, fussy, vigilant, guarded, heedful, strict, regardful, diligent, cautious, precise, particular, provident, sharp-eyed, ready, prudent, responsible, thorough, scrupulous, fastidious, careful, alert, exacting, attentive, prepared, watchful.

Sense 1 (noun)

organized, systematic.

Sense 2 (noun)

painstaking.

Sense 3 (noun)

nice.

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