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noun as in neatness in persons

noun as in neatness in things

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This won’t be a problem is you have a full beard and are just looking to trim things to a suitable state of neat.

Technology is often central in these schemes—it appears as a dynamic and seemingly unstoppable force, providing a neat solution to society’s problems.

“The more time you spend observing birds and being outside actively looking for them, the better you’ll get and the higher your chances of seeing something really neat,” he added.

Deanna Curtis, curator of woody plants at the New York Botanical Garden, recommends another variety, Atrovirens, which is more contained, with a neater branch architecture.

For two decades, our image of who this woman is has been directed by Steven Soderbergh into a neat, 130 minute story with a happy ending.

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However…the failure to send a distress call still undermines the neatness of this picture.

Mere hastiness or slovenliness of work is not identical with the effect of inability to achieve mechanical neatness.

The Park is very pretty, and all the buildings round about it have an air of neatness—almost of stateliness.

Never were such patterns of neatness seen as these old ladies and their houses.

If you are not quite certain of the line between neatness and the reverse, be over-scrupulous about your under garments.

No translation can give the elegant neatness of his language.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to neatness, such as: cleanliness, cleanness, orderliness, and tidiness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.