the quality of being painstakingly and comprehensively executed, without errors or omissions; the act or practice of executing tasks in this way:My old cookbook remains unmatched in the clarity and thoroughness of its explanations.They were greatly impressed by the FBI's speed and thoroughness.
completeness or perfection:I had my doubts about the thoroughness of his knowledge of the subject.
- su·per·thor·ough·ness, noun
- un·thor·ough·ness, noun
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How to use thoroughness in a sentence
“He was found dead under mysterious circumstances, and we just want an honest and thorough investigation with the Iberia Parish Sheriff Department,” Quawan’s stepfather Jason Nelson said.
They’re more thorough than the shake method, but they also cost upward of $150 and get widely varying reviews for reliability.
Your agent should pull the research of recent home sales and have a thorough discussion with you as you go to price the home.
They take a thorough look at just which insects are living in an area, attracting them using bright lights or setting out pitfall traps to lure and contain them.
Whitelisting rules would require that exchanges only allow users to withdraw cryptocurrency to wallets linked to their identity, in essentially the same way banks require thorough identity confirmation for all accounts.Can digital cash survive contact with its enemies? | dzanemorris | October 14, 2020 | Fortune
The Tender Soldier conveys this based on firsthand experience and a balanced thoroughness.
I can report that the thoroughness of the yin-yang between their personalities is inherently amusing.
He explained the banking system in warm and friendly tones and with a candor and thoroughness Hoover had never attempted.
He faced the practical situation with a courage and thoroughness which, though too late, were admirable.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
His attachment for the horse has developed qualities of patience and thoroughness that are shown elsewhere than on the "course."Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
However, looking further in Heymann, my faith in German thoroughness and all-inclusiveness revived.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
It was Sergeant Meyer's tour as officer of the day, and he had prepared for the night with the thoroughness of an old soldier.Overland | John William De Forest
Must we then charge D'Entrecasteaux with want of thoroughness in his work?Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne