Simple Definition of methodical
: done by using a careful and organized procedure
: working in a very careful and organized way
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Examples of methodical
Their methodical review of the evidence exposed some problems with the study's findings.
She's a slow and methodical worker, and her drawings reflect the extra care she takes.
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METHODICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of methodical
1 : done or arranged in a planned way : using a careful and orderly procedure <… he began a methodical search, back and forth across the property … — Carl Hiaasen, Hoot>
2 : following a planned and orderly way of doing something especially out of habit <He was a slow and methodical worker.>
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