Definitions for painstakingˈpeɪnzˌteɪ kɪŋ, ˈpeɪnˌsteɪ-

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  1. conscientious, painstaking, scrupulous(adj)

    characterized by extreme care and great effort

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

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  1. painstaking(Noun)

    The application of careful and attentive effort.

  2. painstaking(Adjective)

    Carefully attentive to details; diligent in performing a process or procedure.

  3. Origin: From pains + taking.

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  1. Painstaking(adj)

    careful in doing; diligent; faithful; attentive

  2. Painstaking(noun)

    the act of taking pains; carefulness and fidelity in performance

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