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laborious

adjective
la·​bo·​ri·​ous | \ lə-ˈbȯr-ē-əs How to pronounce laborious (audio) \

Definition of laborious

1 : devoted to labor : industrious as men of research … they are magnificently laborious and accurate— Aldous Huxley
2 : involving or characterized by hard or toilsome effort : labored The climb to the summit was slow and laborious.

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Other Words from laborious

laboriously adverb
laboriousness noun

Examples of laborious in a Sentence

a slow and laborious process the volunteers have been commendably laborious in their cleanup of the beach
Recent Examples on the Web Each Milo’s location went into full assembly-line mode, using the hand-pumps at the customer condiment stations to fill 16-ounce plastic bottles with Milo’s sauce -- a laborious process that took roughly 50 seconds to fill each bottle. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al, "The story behind Alabama’s famous Milo’s hamburger sauce," 29 Apr. 2020 Developing a vaccine is laborious, said Harvey Fineberg, a former president of the U.S. Institute of Medicine and former dean of the public-health faculty at Harvard University. Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, "A coronavirus vaccine is being developed in record time. But don't expect that technology to speed up flu vaccines — yet.," 6 Apr. 2020 Lee battled through four laborious innings allowing eight runs on eight hits, three walks and a hit batsman, striking out six. Anthony Ciardelli, latimes.com, "Huntington West Orioles blank Costa Mesa American Angels," 8 June 2019 The formation of the Pakistan Air Force was to be a slow and laborious business. Raghvendra Singh, Quartz India, "What Britain gained by partitioning the subcontinent into India and Pakistan," 9 Aug. 2019 For stroke survivor Jess McNair, each step remains slow and laborious. Benny Evangelista, SFChronicle.com, "Robotic exoskelton helps stroke, spinal cord patients regain mobility," 23 June 2018 My seemingly basic routine of cast, strip, figure-eight technique, and repeat, is becoming a laborious nightmare. Ben Romans, Outdoor Life, "Want to Catch a Muskie on a Fly Rod? Never Give Up," 13 Mar. 2020 Eduardo Rodriguez can still be a 20-game winner after a laborious effort, and Rafael Devers is closing in on 200 hits. Simply determining the category and code for an item can be a laborious process — and the means for rejecting a waiver are, at best, opaque.

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First Known Use of laborious

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Laborious.” waleadership.com Dictionary2020欧洲杯滚球, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/laborious. Accessed 5 May. 2020.

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laborious

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English Language Learners Definition of laborious

: requiring a lot of time and effort

laborious

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la·​bo·​ri·​ous | \ lə-ˈbȯr-ē-əs How to pronounce laborious (audio) \

Kids Definition of laborious

: requiring much effort Rebuilding was a slow and laborious task.

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laboriously adverb

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