Punctiliousness



[puhngk-til-ee-uh s] /pʌŋkˈtɪl i əs/

adjective
1.
extremely attentive to ; strict or exact in the observance of the formalities or amenities of conduct or actions.
/pʌŋkˈtɪlɪəs/
adjective
1.
paying scrupulous attention to correctness in etiquette
2.
attentive to detail
adj.

1630s, probably from Italian puntiglioso, from puntiglio “fine point,” from Latin punctum “prick” (see point (n.)). Related: Punctiliously; punctiliousness.

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