简明英汉词典

meticulous
[mI5tIkjJlEs]
adj.
小心翼翼的

美国传统词典[双解]

meticulous
me.tic.u.lous
AHD:[m1-t1k“y…-l…s]
D.J.[mi6tikj*l*s]
K.K.[m!6t!kj*l*s]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Extremely careful and precise.
谨小慎微的:极度细心的和精确的

(2)

Extremely or excessively concerned with details.
过度重视细节的:极度或过分关心细节的

语源

(1)

From Latin meto?sus} [timid]
源自 拉丁语 meto?sus} [胆小的]

(2)

from metus [fear]
源自 metus [害怕]

继承用法

meticulosity
AHD:[-l?s“1-t?] 或 me.ticu.lous.ness (名词)

meticulously
adv.(副词)

参考词汇

(1)

meticulouscarefulpainstakingscrupulousfastidiouspunctilious

(2)

These adjectives mean showing or marked by attentiveness to all aspects or details.
这些形容词都指对所有方面或细节表示注意或以这种注意为特征的。

(3)

Meticulous stresses extreme, sometimes exaggerated care for small details:
Meticulous 强调极度的,有时是过分的对于小细节的关心:
“He had throughout been almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities” (Arnold Bennett).
“他一直对他的业务手续表现出几乎是担心一样的极度细心” (阿诺德·贝内特)。

(4)

Careful suggests the exercise of attention, circumspection, and solicitude:
Careful 意味着运用注意力、细心和关心:
A careful examination of the antique bronze showed it to be a forgery.
对古董铜像的仔细检查证明它是件赝品。

(5)

Painstaking means extremely careful:
Painstaking 意味着极度细心:
The skillful repair of fine lace entails slow and painstaking work.
对精致花边的熟练修补需要缓慢而极度细心的工作。

(6)

Scrupulous suggests care prompted by conscience:
Scrupulous 表示出于良知的细心:
“Cynthia was scrupulous in her efforts to give no trouble” (Winston Churchill).
“辛西娅非常细心地极力不带来任何麻烦” (温斯顿·丘吉尔)。

(7)

Fastidious implies concern, often excessive, for the requirements of taste:
Fastidious 表示的是出于品味要求的,通常是过分的关心:
“Your true lover of literature is never fastidious” (Robert Southey).
“真正的文学爱好者从不挑剔” (罗伯特·骚塞)。

(8)

Punctilious specifically applies to strict, exact attention to minute details of conduct:
Punctilious 专指对极微小行为细节的严格的、精细的注意:
“The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary is it that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance of conventionalities generally” (Samuel Butler).
“一个观点越不受欢迎,这个观点的持有者越应谨小慎微地观察习俗惯例” (塞缪尔·巴特勒)

现代英汉词典

meticulous
[mI5tIkjJlEs]
adj.
细心的;小心翼翼的;注意细节的

美国传统词典

meticulous
me.tic.u.lous
AHD:[m1-t1k“y…-l…s]
D.J.[mi6tikj*l*s]
K.K.[m!6t!kj*l*s]
adj.

(1)

Extremely careful and precise.

(2)

Extremely or excessively concerned with details.

语源

(1)

From Latin meto?sus} [timid]

(2)

from metus [fear]

继承用法

meticulosity
AHD:[-l?s“1-t?] or me.ticu.lous.ness n.

meticulously
adv.

参考词汇

(1)

meticulous, careful, painstaking, scrupulous, fastidious, punctilious

(2)

These adjectives mean showing or marked by attentiveness to all aspects or details.

(3)

Meticulous stresses extreme, sometimes exaggerated care for small details:
“He had throughout been almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities” (Arnold Bennett).

(4)

Careful suggests the exercise of attention, circumspection, and solicitude:
A careful examination of the antique bronze showed it to be a forgery.

(5)

Painstaking means extremely careful:
The skillful repair of fine lace entails slow and painstaking work.

(6)

Scrupulous suggests care prompted by conscience:
“Cynthia was scrupulous in her efforts to give no trouble” (Winston Churchill).

(7)

Fastidious implies concern, often excessive, for the requirements of taste:
“Your true lover of literature is never fastidious” (Robert Southey).

(8)

Punctilious specifically applies to strict, exact attention to minute details of conduct:
“The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary is it that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance of conventionalities generally” (Samuel Butler).

英汉化学大词典

meticulous
adj.小心的

英汉计算机大词典

meticulous
adj.小心的

英汉医学大词典

meticulous
n.过细的,仔细的

英汉中医大词典

meticulous
n.细致的,过细的

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