Definitions for laboriousləˈbɔr i əs, -ˈboʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome(adj)

    characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

    "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"

Wiktionary

  1. laborious(Adjective)

    Requiring much physical effort; toilsome.

  2. laborious(Adjective)

    Mentally difficult; painstaking

  3. laborious(Adjective)

    Industrious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laborious(adj)

    requiring labor, perseverance, or sacrifices; toilsome; tiresome

  2. Laborious(adj)

    devoted to labor; diligent; industrious; as, a laborious mechanic

  3. Origin: [L. laboriosus, fr. labor labor: cf. F. laborieux.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laborious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laborious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker:

    The agreement was laborious, but it has been concluded. There is no Grexit.

  2. Winston Churchill:

    To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.

  3. John Piazza:

    It's time-consuming to gather all the disparate information together initially, and then it's a laborious process to update it going forward.

  4. Jeff Roe:

    That's a laborious process -- and we are absolutely doing that, so that's a big part of the process to make sure your delegates don't get stolen.

  5. John Lancaster Spalding:

    The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.

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