Punc·til·ious a. Attentive to punctilio; very nice or exact in the forms of behavior, etiquette, or mutual intercourse; precise; exact in the smallest particulars. “A punctilious observance of divine laws.” --Rogers. “Very punctilious copies of any letters.” --The Nation.
Punctilious in the simple and intelligible instances of common life. --I. Taylor.
-- Punc*til*ious*ly, adv. -- Punc*til*ious*ness, n.
adj : marked by precise accordance with details; "was worryingly
meticulous about trivial details"; "punctilious in his
attention to rules of etiquette" [syn: meticulous]