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laborious - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'laborious' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Laborious [ a.]
- Requiring labor, perseverance, or sacrifices; toilsome; tiresome.
- Devoted to labor; diligent; industrious; as, a laborious mechanic.

Meaning of 'laborious' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . laborious [ s]
Meaning (1):
- characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Example in sentence:
  • a grueling campaign;
  • hard labor;
  • heavy going;
  • heavy work;
  • set a punishing pace;
  • spent many laborious hours on the project;
  • worked their arduous way up the mining valley