laborious definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by or needing very long, efforts: invested numerous laborious hours in the task.
    • Hard-working; industrious.
    • needing much physical effort; toilsome.
    • Mentally difficult; painstaking
    • Industrious.
    • needing labor, perseverance, or sacrifices; toilsome; tiresome.
    • Devoted to labor; diligent; industrious.
    • characterized by energy to the stage of exhaustion; particularly hard physical work
  • others:
    • Requiring much work, effort, or perseverance; toilsome; not easy: as, laborious tasks; a laborious undertaking.
    • making use of effort; practising work; diligent in work or solution; assiduous: as, a laborious husbandman or mechanic; a laborious minister or pastor.
    • Characterized by work or work; marked by or manifesting labor.
    • Synonyms Difficult arduous, wearisome, fatiguing, onerous.
    • Industrious, painstaking, active, hard-working.

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