|1.||[ adverb ] in a fastidious and painstaking manner|
"it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling"
|Related terms:||conscientious fastidious fastidious conscientious|
|2.||[ adverb ] in a fastidious manner|
"he writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative"
|Related terms:||fastidious fastidious|