Painstaking meaning

pānztākĭng, pānstākĭng
The act of taking pains; great care or diligence.
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The definition of painstaking is requiring a lot of care, effort or hard work.

An example of something painstaking is a project requiring students to count every frame in a three hour long movie, a painstaking project.

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(usage problem) Attended by difficulties; arduous.
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Acting with, showing, or involving great care and attention.
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Taking pains; very careful; diligent.
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Characterized by great care.
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Carefully attentive to details; diligent in performing a process or procedure.
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The application of careful and attentive effort.
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Origin of painstaking