thoroughness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

thorough +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

thoroughness (uncountable)

  1. the state of being thorough
  2. attention to detail
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 6
      Such jobs as weeding, for instance, could be done with a thoroughness impossible to human beings.

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