Painstakingly



[peynz-tey-king, peyn-stey-] /ˈpeɪnzˌteɪ kɪŋ, ˈpeɪnˌsteɪ-/

adjective
1.
or characterized by , or trouble; expending or showing diligent care and effort; careful:
a painstaking craftsman; painstaking research.
noun
2.
careful and diligent effort.
/ˈpeɪnzˌteɪkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
extremely careful, esp as to fine detail: painstaking research

1550s (n.), 1690s (adj.), paynes taking, from plural of pain (n.) + present participle of take (v.). Related: Painstakingly.

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