[muh-tik-yuh-luh s] /məˈtɪk yə ləs/
taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough:
a meticulous craftsman; meticulous personal appearance.
meticulous adherence to technicalities.
very precise about details, even trivial ones; painstaking
1862, from meticulous + -ness. Earlier in the same sense was meticulosity (1650s).
1530s, “fearful, timid,” from Latin meticulosus “fearful, timid,” literally “full of fear,” from metus “fear, dread, apprehension, anxiety,” of unknown origin. Sense of “fussy about details” is first recorded in English 1827, from French méticuleux “timorously fussy.” Related: Meticulosity.
[mey-tyey, mey-tyey] /ˈmeɪ tyeɪ, meɪˈtyeɪ/ noun 1. a field of work; occupation, trade, or profession. 2. a field of work or other activity in which one has special ability or training; forte. /ˈmɛtɪeɪ/ noun 1. a profession or trade, esp that to which one is well suited 2. a person’s strong point or speciality noun […]
noun 1. the time a person has to himself or herself, in which to do something for his or her own enjoyment
[meet] /mit/ verb (used with object), meted, meting. 1. to distribute or apportion by measure; allot; dole (usually followed by out): to mete out punishment. 2. Archaic. to measure. /miːt/ verb (transitive) 1. (usually foll by out) (formal) to distribute or allot (something, often unpleasant) verb, noun 2. (poetic, dialect) (to) measure /miːt/ noun 1. […]
[mee-tis] /ˈmi tɪs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a Titaness, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and the mother of Athena by Zeus. Zeus swallowed Metis, and Athena was born from his head. [mey-tees, -tee] /meɪˈtis, -ˈti/ noun, plural métis [mey-tees, -teez] /meɪˈtis, -ˈtiz/ (Show IPA) 1. any person of mixed ancestry. 2. (initial capital letter) […]