Definitions: (1) very exact, accurate, attentive, or painstaking <especially in regard to details>; complete; (2) having full command of an art or talent; (3) executed without negligence or omissions <a thorough search>

Synonyms: absolute, perfect

Compatible Qualities: focused, practical, zealous

• If you cut corners, you just keep going in circles — Grant Stoelwinder (1971-2023) Australian swimming coach
• Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren’t enjoying today’s sunshine. — William A. Feather (1889–1981) American publisher & writer

Prayer: God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: ‘This is my country.’  — Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American author & statesman

Comment: Thoroughness can only go so far. How many decimals do you really need to take it?