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1. thoroughness

noun. ['ˈθɝːoʊnəs'] conscientiousness in performing all aspects of a task.

Synonyms

  • painstakingness

Antonyms

  • carelessness
  • sloppiness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • thorough (English)
  • þuruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Thoroughness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word thoroughness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Depending on your thoroughness, it may take anywhere from one to 12 hours to get it fully clean.

2. Adjective
A company's strengths are the tools used to counter threats and seize opportunities, so thoroughness is important.

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