An example of time consuming is the process of knitting a very difficult pattern that takes you a month to complete.
(comparative more timeconsuming, superlative most timeconsuming)
- Alternative spelling of time-consuming.
(comparative more time-consuming, superlative most time-consuming)
- Requiring significant amounts of time.
- Considering all they have to deal with on a daily basis, it's hard to believe that some want to add another time-consuming undertaking to their schedules, but the great rewards of going back to school make it easier to understand.
- Building your own engagement ring can be time-consuming and expensive, however, and couples should make preliminary decisions about metals, stones, and basic designs before consulting with jewelers.
- Don’t be alarmed by the length of the ingredients and instructions for preparing Beef Wellington; the dish is simple to make, but the preparation steps are time-consuming and labor intensive.
- I've had a pretty good run--nearly ten years as we're talking--and it has been very rewarding, but it is intensely time-consuming and it does prevent me from pursuing other creative projects (including writing my own science fiction!).
- Whether you opt for the quick and easy online resources, or go for the time-consuming option of learning French yourself, it's true that the power of translation is that it opens up worlds that may otherwise have remained closed to us.