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painstaking

see definition of painstaking
  • adjmeticulous, thorough
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Synonyms for painstaking

adj meticulous, thorough
  • assiduous
  • careful
  • conscientious
  • diligent
  • earnest
  • exacting
  • scrupulous
  • strenuous
  • by the book
  • by the numbers
  • conscionable
  • exact
  • finicky
  • fussbudget
  • fussy
  • hard-working
  • heedful
  • industrious
  • particular
  • persevering
  • persnickety
  • picky
  • punctilious
  • punctual
  • sedulous
  • stickler
  • thoroughgoing

Antonyms for painstaking

  • careless
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • negligent
  • thoughtless
  • uncareful
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • unscrupulous
  • easy
  • half-baked
  • half-done
  • unmindful
  • unthorough
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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