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detailed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of detailed

  1. 1 including many small descriptive features a detailed report on all the activities that their Scout troop had been involved in over the past year Synonyms of detailed blow-by-blow, circumstantial, elaborate, full, minute, particular, particularized, thorough Words Related to detailed enumerated, inventoried, itemized, listed, numerated; delineated, specific, specified; abundant, copious; comprehensive, encyclopedic, exhausting, exhaustive, inclusionary, inclusive, in-depth, omnibus, panoramic, thoroughgoing; accurate, correct, exact, precise; complete, entire, replete; distinct, explicit, sharp; mapped (out); descriptive, graphic (also graphical), picturesque, vivid Near Antonyms of detailed brief, compact, concise, crisp, pithy, short, succinct, terse; abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, cut, pruned, shortened, trimmed; ambiguous, indeterminate, nebulous, nondescript, sketchy, vague; bird's-eye, broad, general, nonspecific, overall, unspecified Antonyms of detailed compendious, summary

  2. 2 made or done with great care or with much detail a detailed miniature of the royal palace Synonyms of detailed complex, complicated, elaborate, fancy, intricate, involved, sophisticatedWords Related to detailed elegant, exquisite, grand, magnificent, ornate, splendid; chichi, extravagant, exuberant, fancified, flamboyant, frilly, gimmicked (up), grandiose, ostentatious, overwrought, showy, souped-up; Byzantine, convoluted, involute, involuted, labyrinthian, labyrinthineNear Antonyms of detailed modest, plain, plain-Jane, plain-vanilla, uncomplicated; bald, bare, naked, unadorned, undecorated, unvarnishedAntonyms of detailed no-frills, simple, unfancy, unsophisticated

Synonym Discussion of detailed

circumstantial, minute, particular, detailed mean dealing with a matter fully and usually point by point. circumstantial implies fullness of detail that fixes something described in time and space.
    • a circumstantial account of our visit
minute implies close and searching attention to the smallest details.
    • a minute examination of a fossil
particular implies a precise attention to every detail.
    • a particular description of the scene of the crime
detailed stresses abundance or completeness of detail.
    • a detailed analysis of the event


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