characterized by method and orderliness
"a methodical scholar"
in an organized manner
Origin: From μεθοδικός,.
arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to facilitate practical observation; as, the methodical arrangement of arguments; a methodical treatise
proceeding with regard to method; systematic
of or pertaining to the ancient school of physicians called methodists
Origin: [L. methodicus, Gr. : cf. F. mthodique.]
The numerical value of methodical in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of methodical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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The investigation is very active and very methodical, we need those works.
It's a campaign that has been very methodical and careful and doesn't do stupid things.
We have to get rid of the lulls. We have to continue to be very robotic at times or almost methodical, when we're methodical, we're very hard to play against.
It was evident immediately that this was a carefully planned, sophisticated operation by well-trained, well-armed veterans of jihad, this was not a pick-up team.These butchers were methodical and efficient.They weren't just terrorists : They were terrorist commandos.
Where it used to have a few, small concrete platforms, it now has full islands with helipads, airstrips, harbors, and facilities to support large numbers of troops, we can see that this is a methodical, well-planned campaign to create a chain of air and sea capable fortresses across the center of the Spratly Islands chain.
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