Antonyms of adj meticulous

2 senses of meticulous

Sense 1
meticulous, punctilious -- (marked by precise accordance with details; "meticulous research"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette")

INDIRECT (VIA precise) -> imprecise -- (not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional")

Sense 2
meticulous -- (marked by extreme care in treatment of details; "a meticulous craftsman"; "almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities")

INDIRECT (VIA fastidious) -> unfastidious -- (marked by an absence of due or proper care or attention to detail; not concerned with cleanliness; "unfastidious in her dress")

Similarity of adj meticulous

2 senses of meticulous

Sense 1
meticulous, punctilious -- (marked by precise accordance with details; "meticulous research"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette")
       => precise (vs. imprecise) -- (sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment")

Sense 2
meticulous -- (marked by extreme care in treatment of details; "a meticulous craftsman"; "almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities")
       => fastidious (vs. unfastidious) -- (giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness")

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