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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Strictly following every detail of rules or laws.

Usage examples (33)
  • Some people are difficult to be around because they are too punctilious and they expect others to be as perfect.
  • In conduct, this animus expressed itself in a kind of punctilious propriety.
  • WINSTON punctilious in leaving the five minutes demanded.
  • Spanish gentlemen are very punctilious on points of honor. for more
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