thoroughness
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈθʌɹənəs/, /ˈθʌɹəʊnəs/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈθʌɹoʊnəs/, /ˈθɜɹoʊnəs/
Noun

thoroughness (uncountable)

  1. The state of being thorough.
  2. Attention to detail.
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 6, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      Such jobs as weeding, for instance, could be done with a thoroughness impossible to human beings.
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