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labored

adjective
la·​bored | \ ˈlā-bərd How to pronounce labored (audio) \

Definition of labored

: produced or performed with labor labored breathing also : lacking ease of expression a labored speech

Examples of labored in a Sentence

The patient's symptoms included a rapid pulse and labored breathing. The movie's dialogue seems very labored.
Recent Examples on the Web At one point, his blood pressure dropped, and his breathing became labored. Jan Ransom, ProPublica, "Coronavirus Entered My Father’s Nursing Home and Nobody Warned Me. I Did Not Get the Chance to Save Him.," 21 Apr. 2020 Godinez began sweating heavily, and his breathing became labored. John Byrne, chicagotribune.com, "Settlements stall in City Council committee for witness to Laquan McDonald shooting, family of man who died in police custody," 6 Dec. 2019 Godinez began sweating heavily, and his breathing became labored. John Byrne, chicagotribune.com, "Settlements stall in City Council committee for witness to Laquan McDonald shooting, family of man who died in police custody," 6 Dec. 2019 About the only gripe anyone had with the Ram was its labored feeling when trying to keep a 70-mph pace with a trailer in tow; 65 was just fine. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, "Diesel Half-Ton Tug of War: Chevy vs. Ford vs. Ram," 17 Jan. 2020 When the 60 seconds come to an end, the 30 or so class participants allow their labored breath to turn into a happy release of verbal exclamations. My breathing settles somewhere between labored and routine. Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News, "Hello darkness, my old friend. I will play outside to survive you.," 21 Dec. 2019 Godinez began sweating heavily, and his breathing became labored. John Byrne, chicagotribune.com, "Family of Heriberto Godinez, who died in Chicago police custody in 2015, may get $1.2M settlement with the city," 5 Dec. 2019 Its amendments can feel labored and tokenistic — to pick one from the air, hanging Indian painter Vasudeo S. Gaitonde next to Mark Rothko struck me as blankly obligatory and without nuance.

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First Known Use of labored

1566, in the meaning defined above

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“Labored.” waleadership.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/labored. Accessed 11 May. 2020.

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More Definitions for labored

labored

adjective
How to pronounce labored (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of labored

: produced or done with great effort
: not having an easy or natural quality

labored

adjective
la·​bored | \ ˈlā-bərd \

Kids Definition of labored

: produced or done with effort or difficulty labored breathing

labored

adjective
la·​bored | \ ˈlā-bərd How to pronounce labored (audio) \

Medical Definition of labored

: produced or performed with difficulty or strain labored breathing

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