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Painstaking

Antonyms for painstaking:

negligent, careless, lazy.

Synonyms for painstaking:

Sense 1

scrupulousness, white-glove, organized, assiduous, systematic, last-ditch, FULL BORE, fastidiousness, tactful, all-out, cautious, provident, concerted, monumental, gallant, risk-averse, thoroughness, discreet, methodical, meticulousness, studious, punctiliousness.

Sense 2

punctilious, thorough, deliberation, meticulous, thoroughgoing, carefulness, depend on, selective, rigorous, judicial, fastidious.

Sense 3

precise, delicacy, neat.

Sense 4

exact.

Sense 5

serious, hard.

Sense 7

pain, care.

Sense 17

close.

detailed

elaborate.

industrious

diligent.

purposeful

businesslike.

thorough

good.

Other synonyms and related words:

hard, neat, diligent, thoroughness, fastidious, systematic, judicial, methodical, exact, monumental, punctilious, concerted, close, fastidiousness, thorough, rigorous, assiduous, all-out, elaborate, scrupulousness, serious, studious, businesslike, delicacy, pain, punctiliousness, carefulness, thoroughgoing, discreet, care, cautious, gallant, organized, tactful, last-ditch, meticulousness, precise, sedulous, meticulous.

all-encompassing (adjective)

thorough.

attentive (adjective)

sedulous.

meticulous, thorough (adjective)

thoroughgoing, assiduous, careful, exact, conscientious, diligent, scrupulous, sedulous, punctilious.

Sense 1 (noun)

last-ditch, concerted, FULL BORE, all-out, hard.

Sense 2 (noun)

punctilious, fastidious, meticulous.

painstaking (noun)

scrupulous, careful, conscientious.

punctiliousness (noun)

punctiliousness.

scrupulous (noun)

meticulous.

Usage examples for painstaking:

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