Definition of methodical in English:

methodical

Line breaks: meth¦od|ic¦al
Pronunciation: /mɪˈθɒdɪk(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

methodic

adjective
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  • The overall effect is one of methodic restraint in the presentation of ideas, and the importance of each underlying sound.
  • The drill team clicked and clapped and stomped, their feet and guns a methodic waltz between human and machine.
  • That's the careful, methodic, very adult mind of someone planning to hurt another person.

methodically

adverb
More example sentences
  • I turned in at the door of the first bar I saw and got carefully, methodically and thoroughly drunk.
  • As well, he's paced his film very methodically and carefully, much as a filmmaker would have decades ago.
  • She works methodically, carefully, because she is helping her parents to ‘purify’ seeds.

Origin

late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek methodikos (from methodos: see method) + -al.

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