painstaking definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by or needing great discomforts; very careful and persistent. See Synonyms at careful.
    • Carefully attentive to details; diligent in performing a procedure or process.
    • Careful in performing; persistent; faithful; attentive.
    • characterized by extreme attention and great effort
  • noun:
    • severely cautious and persistent work or work.
    • the effective use of careful and conscious energy.
    • The work of taking problems; carefulness and fidelity in performance.
    • The taking of problems; assiduous and cautious labor.
  • others:
    • That takes pains or difficulty; described as close, mindful, assiduous, or careful application or work; industrious; laborious and mindful: as, a painstaking person.

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