What does laborious mean?

Definitions for laboriousləˈbɔr i əs, -ˈboʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word laborious.

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"


  1. laborious(Adjective)

    Requiring much physical effort; toilsome.

  2. laborious(Adjective)

    Mentally difficult; painstaking

  3. laborious(Adjective)


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.]


  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

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