What does the word punctilio mean?

Usage examples for punctilio

  1. And in what way had he offered a hint to bring on him the charge of punctilio? – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. That punctilio didn't prevent Owen from remaining with her after they had left the shop, from hoping she had a lot more to do, and from pressing her to look with him, for a possible glimpse of something she might really let him give her, into the windows of other establishments. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James