Me·thod·ic Me·thod·ic·al a.
1. Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to facilitate practical observation; well-ordered; as, the methodical arrangement of arguments; a methodical treatise. [wns=2] “Methodical regularity.”
2. Proceeding with regard to method; characterized by method or orderliness; systematic; as, a methodical investigation. [wns=1] “Aristotle, strict, methodic, and orderly.”
3. Of or pertaining to the ancient school of physicians called methodists.
-- Me*thod*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Me*thod*ic*al*ness, n.