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painstaking

Syllabification: pains·tak·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈpānzˌtākiNG
 
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Definition of painstaking in English:

adjective

Done with or employing great care and thoroughness: painstaking attention to detail he is a gentle, painstaking man
More example sentences
  • The secret of good tiling is painstaking preparation and accurate cutting and fixing.
  • He warned that the investigation could prove to be a long haul as it would be thorough and painstaking.
  • Instead art students using all sorts of craft normally do it with painstaking care.
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Derivatives

painstakingly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Other than that, I've spent the day carefully and painstakingly cleaning my computer.
  • The pieces of the intricate campaign puzzle have been painstakingly put together over the past weeks and months.
  • Thousands of acres are painstakingly planted in tidy orchards, trellises and rows.

painstakingness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • His methodical painstakingness was another point of divergence from the Impressionists and he devoted many studies to creating the composition.
  • The script's rendering into Latin, Hebrew, and Aramaic is of a heroic painstakingness not seen since the mid '60s heyday of Esperanto cinema.
  • Courage, patience and painstakingness are necessary for good science: he engaged in the arduous task of developing an anatomy register by determining anatomic nomenclature and forming the language of anatomy.

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