arduous definition

  • adjective:
    • Demanding great effort or labor; hard: "the arduous work of organizing a Dictionary of this English Language” ( Thomas Macaulay).
    • Testing severely the capabilities of endurance; intense: an extended, hard, and exhausting war.
    • difficult to traverse, rise, or surmount. See Synonyms at burdensome, tough.
    • Needing or using up much power; testing abilities of endurance.
    • burning; ardent
    • this feeling) hard or exhausting to traverse.
    • Steep and lofty, in a literal good sense; difficult to rise.
    • Attended with great work, like ascending of acclivities; difficult; laborious.
    • described as energy to the level of fatigue; specifically hard physical work
    • hard to achieve; demanding considerable psychological work and skill
    • taxing toward utmost; testing powers of stamina
    • Demanding great effort or labor; difficult: "the arduous work of preparing a Dictionary of the English Language” ( Thomas Macaulay).
    • Testing seriously the abilities of endurance; strenuous: a lengthy, hard, and exhausting war.
    • challenging traverse, rise, or surmount. See Synonyms at burdensome, difficult.
    • Needing or burning up much power; testing capabilities of endurance.
    • burning; ardent
    • this good sense) Difficult or tiring to traverse.
    • Steep and lofty, in a literal sense; hard to climb up.
    • Attended with great labor, like the ascending of acclivities; hard; laborious.
    • characterized by work to the level of exhaustion; specially hard physical work
    • hard to achieve; demanding significant emotional effort and ability
    • taxing towards utmost; testing capabilities of stamina
  • others:
    • Steep, therefore hard of ascent; difficult to climb up.
    • Attended with great work, just like the ascent of acclivities; hard.
    • Hence—3. Lively; laborious: stated of persons or activities: because, an arduous student;
    • Steep, therefore difficult of ascent; hard to rise.
    • Attended with great labor, like the ascent of acclivities; difficult.
    • Hence—3. Energetic; laborious: said of persons or actions: as, an arduous student;

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