- (of an action) requiring or wasting much time.
Origin of time-consuming
Examples from the Web for time-consuming
Yes, I am familiar with people asking me to do time-consuming projects for free—I get at least one such request every day.Rich People Want You to Work for Free
October 20, 2014
Garry says the biggest problem with this test is in its high-tech, time-consuming method.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It?
October 3, 2014
So, he has to deal with what will inevitably be time-consuming and complicated legal wrangling.Peak 'Oops': Explaining the Perry Indictment
August 17, 2014
Therapy is not only time-consuming, but inherently expensive.A New Breakup Therapist: Your Phone
July 1, 2014
Making real moving holography is an incredibly meticulous and time-consuming practice.New York’s Hologram King Is Also the City’s Last Pro Holographer
May 27, 2014
It was a time-consuming process, but it was the only way the job could be done.Anything You Can Do ...
Gordon Randall Garrett
Not impossible, but a highly precarious and time-consuming operation at best.The Winds of Time
James H. Schmitz
This review was a complex and time-consuming operation, which continued into 1954.East-West Trade Trends
Harold E. Stassen
This law was designed to put an end to this time-consuming custom.Archology and the Bible
George A. Barton
Household appliances and convenience foods are scarce luxuries; therefore, housekeeping is a time-consuming and tiring activity.Area Handbook for Bulgaria
Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
- taking up or involving a great deal of time