Definition of methodical
methodicallyplay \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
methodicalnessplay \-di-kəl-nəs\ noun
Examples of methodical in a sentence
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.
First Known Use of methodical
Variants of methodical
METHODICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of methodical for English Language Learners
: done by using a careful and organized procedure
: working in a very careful and organized way
METHODICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of methodical for Students
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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