Definitions for laboredˈleɪ bərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•boredˈleɪ bərd(adj.)

  1. done or made with difficulty; heavy:

    labored breathing.

  2. showing the effects of great effort; strained:

    labored writing.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. labored, laboured, strained(adj)

    lacking natural ease

    "a labored style of debating"

  2. heavy, labored, laboured(adj)

    requiring or showing effort

    "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"


  1. labored(Adjective)

    Of an action that is difficult to perform.

    At the end of the marathon, her labored breathing told us she was exhausted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Labored

    of Labor

  2. Labored(adj)

    bearing marks of labor and effort; elaborately wrought; not easy or natural; as, labored poetry; a labored style

Anagrams of labored

  1. Lodebar

  2. doabler


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