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Definition of Exactingness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Exactingness
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1. Little Foxes by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1884)
"exactingness. AT length I am arrived at my seventh fox, — the last of the domestic quadrupeds against which I have vowed a crusade, — and here opens the ..."
2. Little Foxes, Or, The Insignificant Little Habits which Mar Domestic Happiness by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1866)
"exactingness. AT length I am arrived at my seventh fox,—the last of the domestic ... I call him— exactingness. And having done this, I drop the metaphor, ..."
3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"exactingness, Discourtesy, Self-Will. And here," turning to my sermon, " is what I have to say about the first of them." Fault - finding, — a most ..."