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thoroughness

[ thur-oh-ngis, thuhr- ]
/ ˈθɜr oʊ ŋɪs, ˈθʌr- /
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Definition of thoroughness

noun
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.
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Origin of thoroughness

OTHER WORDS FROM thoroughness

su·per·thor·ough·ness, nounun·thor·ough·ness, noun
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