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Synonyms for meticulous
məˈtɪk yə ləs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meticulous, punctilious(adj)

    marked by precise accordance with details

    "meticulous research"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette"

    Synonyms:
    punctilious

    Antonyms:
    unfastidious, imprecise

  2. meticulous(adj)

    marked by extreme care in treatment of details

    "a meticulous craftsman"; "almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities"

    Synonyms:
    punctilious

    Antonyms:
    imprecise, unfastidious

Wiktionary

  1. meticulous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    careful, painstaking, scrupulous, rigorous, precise

    Antonyms:
    sloppy, slapdash, careless

  2. meticulous(adjective)

    Timid, fearful, overly cautious.

    Synonyms:
    painstaking, precise, rigorous, scrupulous, careful

    Antonyms:
    sloppy, careless, slapdash

  3. meticulous(adjective)

    Characterized by very precise, conscientious attention to details.

    Synonyms:
    painstaking, careful, precise, rigorous, scrupulous

    Antonyms:
    careless, slapdash, sloppy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meticulous(a)

    Synonyms:
    timid, fearful, diffident

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "meticulous":

    thorough, careful, scrupulous, painstaking

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How to use meticulous in a sentence?

  1. Julia Shannon:

    Theres the sense that [this situation] is unacceptable and immoral, and that feeling is really pushing people into the meticulous work of organizing, we have to try to work toward harnessing that momentum and energy to create structures that work for the majority of people.

  2. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    There still are many residents who have yet to be accounted for. Our people in uniform are working day and night in search and rescue operations, damage has been made in an extremely wide range of areas, and more than 30,000 people are still being forced to remain in the state of evacuation. It is our urgent task to offer meticulous support to those who have been affected.

  3. Santiago Albadalejos:

    We deploy higher protection than others because the patients we handle present intense symptoms and are more contagious, transfers are slow, and very meticulous.

  4. Roberto Garcia Moritan:

    [On] more than one occasion he was threatened by Iran’s delegation, [Nisman] was not only a meticulous, serious man, but also a very brave one.

  5. Meghan McCain:

    I've tried to learn from his example, and I wish I could say I've emulated him, but regrettably, as Arizonans and my Senate colleagues can attest, I still possess a short supply of some of Jon's most conspicuous leadership qualities, his patience, for example, his meticulous preparation and thoroughness, are, I'm sorry to say, not qualities that I'll be remembered for, but they've been indispensable to the people of our state.

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