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Synonyms for painstaking
ˈpeɪnzˌteɪ kɪŋ, ˈpeɪnˌsteɪ-painstak·ing

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  1. painstakingadjective

    Synonyms:
    careful, attentive, diligent, laborious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conscientious, painstaking, scrupulousadjective

    characterized by extreme care and great effort

    "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"

    Synonyms:
    conscientious, scrupulous

    Antonyms:
    careless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. painstakingadjective

    Synonyms:
    laborious, sedulous, diligent, industrious, careful, plodding, assiduous, strenuous, hard-working, persevering, sparing no pains

  2. painstakingnoun

    Synonyms:
    labor, industry, assiduity, diligence, perseverance, careful toil, conscientious exertion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. painstakingadjective

    Synonyms:
    diligent, particular, precise, scrupulous

    Antonyms:
    slovenly, negligent

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How to use painstaking in a sentence?

  1. Scott Hocknull:

    To make sure Australotitan was a different species, we needed to compare its bones to the bones of other species from Queensland and globally. This was a very long and painstaking task.

  2. Beth McCann:

    This case has been painstaking and painful for all involved.

  3. Barack Obama:

    It was a mind-set characterized by a preference for military action over diplomacy, a mind-set that put a premium on U.S. action over the painstaking work of building international consensus. A mind-set that exaggerated threats beyond what the intelligence supported.

  4. Adam Valdez:

    We do a lot of painstaking research into how real animals move, how their muscles and skin behave ... and then in the computer, we recreate all these things, an artist, like an animator, has to sit down and actually hand animate that eye, hand animate that face so that every little subtle nuance is represented.

  5. Maria Montessori:

    There is in every child a painstaking teacher, so skilful that he obtains identical results in all children in all parts of the world. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!

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