Synonyms for (adjective) thoroughgoing

Synonyms: thorough, thoroughgoing, exhaustive

Definition: performed comprehensively and completely

Usage: an exhaustive study; made a thorough search; thoroughgoing research

Similar words: complete

Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step

Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting


Synonyms: unadulterated, thoroughgoing, staring, stark, sodding, utter, complete, everlasting, perfect, arrant, pure, gross, consummate, double-dyed

Definition: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

Usage: an arrant fool; a complete coward; a consummate fool; a double-dyed villain; gross negligence; a perfect idiot; pure folly; what a sodding mess; stark staring mad; a thoroughgoing villain; utter nonsense; the unadulterated truth

Similar words: unmitigated

Definition: not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier

Usage: unmitigated suffering; an unmitigated horror; an unmitigated lie