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synonyms for methodical

  • analytical
  • businesslike
  • careful
  • deliberate
  • disciplined
  • efficient
  • meticulous
  • orderly
  • painstaking
  • precise
  • scrupulous
  • structured
  • systematic
  • all together
  • exact
  • fixed
  • framed
  • grooved
  • logical
  • methodic
  • neat
  • ordered
  • planned
  • regular
  • set up
  • tidy
  • together
  • well-regulated
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antonyms for methodical

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  • careless
  • chaotic
  • disorderly
  • disorganized
  • inefficient
  • negligent
  • thoughtless
  • unmethodical
  • unscrupulous
  • unsystematic
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How to use methodical in a sentence

It’s a grounded approach perfectly suited to Tillman’s methodical nature, and it’s one the Terps have seemed to adopt especially well this year.
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He thinks really rationally and, you know, he applies statistics to everything, and he’s so methodical.
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This time, the approach was aggressive but also targeted, methodical and refined.
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Normally in elections, you are very methodical and very thoughtful about changing a model like that over a series of years.
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The county has been more methodical about vaccinations, dealing with one vulnerable population at a time.
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A child may acquire while quite young and before any methodical education commences a certain feeling for regular form.
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His methodical mind hated the idea of disorder; administration came to him as Nature's gift.
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She immediately made a methodical arrangement of her time, so as to appropriate stated employment to every hour.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
And if he ever saw one, his corpse-to-be was a methodical little piece of humanity.
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Though Aristotle wrote in a methodical manner, his writings exhibit great parsimony of language.
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WORDS RELATED TO METHODICAL

  • avaricious
  • canny
  • chary
  • circumspect
  • close
  • closefisted
  • cost-effective
  • curmudgeonly
  • efficient
  • frugal
  • meager
  • mean
  • methodical
  • miserly
  • money-saving
  • niggardly
  • on the rims
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penny-wise
  • penurious
  • practical
  • provident
  • prudent
  • prudential
  • saving
  • spare
  • sparing
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • tight
  • time-saving
  • unwasteful
  • watchful
  • work-saving
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