Definition of neatness in English:

neatness

noun

  • The quality or condition of being neat.

    ‘his obsessive neatness’
    • ‘Jack was exceptionally ‘handy’ around the home and was noted for his neatness and attention to detail.’
    • ‘Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.’
    • ‘Tact, patience, neatness and communication skills also are necessary.’
    • ‘The dog's streamlined appearance gives an impression of neatness, dignity and graceful symmetry.’
    • ‘It was a plainly yet adequately furnished room with everything arranged with neatness and precision.’
    • ‘He had an ordinary childhood and excelled in the Army, where an obsession with neatness and fitness impressed commanders.’
    • ‘Most people are obsessively concerned with the neatness of their house and garden and scornful of those who do not ‘make an effort’.’
    • ‘This form is completed with accuracy and neatness.’
    • ‘He was a man whose outward appearance suggested an inner neatness.’
    • ‘Admiring the neatness of his work, I smiled to him as I passed and said, ‘Looking good.’’
    tidiness, orderliness, trimness, spruceness, immaculateness, unclutteredness, absence of clutter, straightness
    smartness, spruceness, trimness, tidiness, fastidiousness, simplicity
    grace, gracefulness, nimbleness, precision, deftness, dexterity, adroitness, agility, light-footedness, skill, accuracy, stylishness
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Pronunciation

neatness

/ˈnētnəs/