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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to painstaking:   (144 results)

Often used in the same context:
laborious, meticulous, tedious, arduous, exhaustive, intricate, tortuous, methodical, labor intensive, lengthy, delicate, intensive, thorough, scrupulous, assiduous, rigorous, torturous, fruitless, exhausting, diligent, exacting, consuming, toilsome, grueling, sisyphean, complicated, agonizing, strenuous, excruciating, slapdash, extensive, iterative, haphazard, cumbersome, fitful, intense, tireless, protracted, wearisome, artful, vigorous, careful, labyrinthine, messy, wrenching, earnest, unstinting, yearlong, frenetic, voluminous, painful, fastidious, relentless, methodic, masterly, convoluted, fragmentary, backbreaking, precise, musicological, obsessive, forensic, herculean, inexact, skillful, dizzying, elbow grease, frenzied, fiddly, workmanlike, circuitous, shoe leather, multilayered, futile, remarkable, hectic, slipshod, elaborative, unfruitful, ponderous, interminable, winnowing, arcane, frantic, thoughtful, monotonous, fascinating, monumental, secretive, harrowing, detailed, tiresome, longwinded, grisly, punctilious, costly, anthropological, fruitful, encyclopedic, masterful, systematic, riveting, diligence, carefulness, assiduity, caution, toil, annoyance, minuteness, regret, relish, exactness, exertion, forethought, preciseness, thoroughness, trepidation, tribulation, vexation, worry, attention, deliberation, timeconsuming, sedulous, conscientious, cursory, dispassionate, unbiased, unsystematic, indepth, persevering

Appears in the definition of:
carefulness, conscientiousness, elaboration, fastidiously, minute, narrow, painstakingly, painstakingness, unconscientiousness, working out

Synonyms:
careful, conscientious, scrupulous

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— Nouns for painstaking: work, care, research, efforts, process, study, effort, analysis, attention, investigation, task, more...

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See painstaking used in context: 2 poetry verses, 10 definitions

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