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  • The quality or condition of being neat.

    ‘his obsessive neatness’
    • ‘This form is completed with accuracy and neatness.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.’
    • ‘He was a man whose outward appearance suggested an inner neatness.’
    • ‘Most people are obsessively concerned with the neatness of their house and garden and scornful of those who do not ‘make an effort’.’
    • ‘Jack was exceptionally ‘handy’ around the home and was noted for his neatness and attention to detail.’
    • ‘Admiring the neatness of his work, I smiled to him as I passed and said, ‘Looking good.’’
    • ‘He had an ordinary childhood and excelled in the Army, where an obsession with neatness and fitness impressed commanders.’
    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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/ˈnētnəs/ /ˈnitnəs/