Definition of methodical :
1. Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to facilitate practical observation; as, the methodical arrangement of arguments; a methodical treatise.
2. Of or pertaining to the ancient school of physicians called methodists.
3. Proceeding with regard to method; systematic.
fastidious (part of speech: adjective)
Epicurean, picky, demanding, delicate, persnickety, careful, fussy, diligent, flawless, meticulous, rigorous, precise, prudish, discriminating, finicky, exacting, punctilious, discerning, scrupulous, proper, perspicacious, squeamish, dainty, critical, correct, priggish, particular, conscientious, severe, fastidious, accurate, prim, hypercritical, mincing, literal, qualmish, choosy
methodical (part of speech: adjective)
ordered (part of speech: adjective)
calculational (part of speech: adjective)
algorithmic, statistical, computational, suppositional, valuational, algebraic, approximate, numerical, rational, systematical, mathematical, geometric, proportional, arithmetic, calculational, judgmental
- He was a methodical man and had a place for each of his belongings. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.
- Such masses of records and monuments necessarily require methodical treatment by men of trained intelligence and of untiring industry, learned, and accurate. - "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.
- I am always methodical, I replied, slowly. - "By Wit of Woman", Arthur W. Marchmont.