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MEANING:adjective: Extremely careful, precise, or thorough.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin meticulosus (fearful), from metus (fear). Originally the term meant one who was fearful and eventually it acquired a positive sense.
USAGE:"It was a movement that required the meticulous precision of a master surgeon."
George Pelletier; A Christmas Story in Two Parts Eggnog; Nashua Telegraph (New Hampshire); Dec 24, 2009.
See more usage examples of meticulous in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:When love is not madness, it is not love. -Pedro Calderon de la Barca, poet and dramatist (1600-1681)