Exhaustive



[ig-zaws-tiv] /ɪgˈzɔs tɪv/

adjective
1.
a subject, topic, etc.; comprehensive; thorough:
He published an exhaustive study of Greek vases.
2.
tending to or drain, as resources or strength:
a protracted, exhaustive siege of illness.
/ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv/
adjective
1.
comprehensive in scope; thorough: an exhaustive survey
2.
tending to exhaust
adj.

1780s, from exhaust + -ive. Related: Exhaustively; exhaustiveness.

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