Showing or acting with extreme care and concern for details.
Extremely or excessively careful about details; scrupulous or finicky.
Webster's New World
Origin of Meticulous
From Latin meticulōsus (“full of fear, timid, fearful, terrible, frightful"), from metus (“fear") and -culōsus, extracted from perÄ«culōsus (“perilous").
From Latin metīculōsus timid from metus fear
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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