• (British) IPA: /ɛɡˈzɔː.stɪv/
  • (America) IPA: /ɛɡˈzɑ.stɪv/


  1. including every possible element
    We made an exhaustive list.
    Synonyms: all-encompassing, thorough
  2. fully comprehensive
  3. (now rare) causing exhaustion; very tiring
    • 1878, John Henry Blunt, The Reformation of the Church of England: A. D. 1514-1547 (page 98)
      Wolsey saw in what imminent peril the revenues of the Church were from the exhaustive squandering and grasping covetousness of the Court.
    Synonyms: tiring, weariful
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