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Accurateness should be sought after in carrying the costumes out.

The attempt that pious Commenius hath made in his small manual hath much that is of worth; but far short of accurateness.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "done with care," from Latin accuratus "prepared with care, exact, elaborate," past participle of accurare "take care of," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + curare "take care of" (see cure). The notion of doing something carefully led to that of being exact (1650s). Related: Accurately; accurateness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ACCURATENESS

accuracy

nounprecision or correctness
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