Synonyms of punctilio in English:

punctilio


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noun

1‘a relaxation of the extreme punctilio of earlier generations was now to be seen’

SYNONYMS
conformity, scrupulousness, meticulousness, conscientiousness, punctiliousness, exactitude, precision, strictness, nicety
etiquette, protocol, ceremony, conventions, formalities, customs, rules of conduct, procedure, ritual, code of behaviour, accepted behaviour, propriety, proprieties, one's Ps and Qs, decorum, manners, courtesies, civilities, conventionalities, good form, the done thing, the thing to do
politesse
humorous couth
ANTONYMS

informality

2‘both counsel and judges follow the punctilios of court procedure’

SYNONYMS
detail, finer point, nicety, particular, subtlety, nuance, refinement, distinction