Synonyms for painstaking

Synonyms for (adjective) painstaking

Synonyms: scrupulous, painstaking, conscientious

Definition: characterized by extreme care and great effort

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

Similar words: careful

Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention

Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior