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Scrupulousness   Listen

Conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence.
Strict attention to minute details.  Synonyms: meticulosity, meticulousness, punctiliousness.

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"Scrupulousness" Quotes from Famous Books

... of the domes of Parma, or even seeking, how to find the object of our search. Toschi's labour was more effectual than that of a restorer however skilful, more loving than that of a follower however faithful. He respected Correggio's handiwork with religious scrupulousness, adding not a line or tone or touch of colour to the fading frescoes; but he lived among them, aloft on scaffoldings, and face to face with the originals which he designed to reproduce. By long and close ...
— Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series • John Addington Symonds

... sufficient praise: but in view of the distinction of his subsequent deeds, I shall seem to be dealing with small matters, if I rehearse them all with exactness. I shall only mention his achievements while ruling over you. Even all of these, however, I shall not relate with minute scrupulousness. I could not possibly give them adequate treatment, and I should cause you excessive weariness, particularly ...
— Dio's Rome • Cassius Dio

Words linked to "Scrupulousness" :   honesty, unscrupulousness, painstakingness, conscientiousness, scrupulous, honestness

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