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Definitions of exhaustive

  1. Exhaustively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. very thorough; exhaustively complete; "an exhaustive study"; "made a thorough search"; "thoroughgoing research" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Serving or tending to exhaust; exhibiting all the facts or arguments; as, an exhaustive method. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for exhaustive

  1. In so brief a compass as the present article the discussion has of necessity been rather suggestive than exhaustive – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  2. You shall wear your crown at the Pan- Saxon Games with no equal or approaching competitor in sight,- well earned by genius and exhaustive labor, and with nations for your pupils and praisers. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson