variants or minutious
: attentive to or dealing with minutiae
precision of minutiose observationJ. A. Thomson
minutiose and troublesome attentionsMetropolis

Word History


minutiose alteration (influenced by -ose) of minutious, from French minutieux, from minutie minutia (from Latin minutia) + -eux -ous

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“Minutiose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minutiose. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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