Definitions for operoseness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op•er•oseˈɒp əˌroʊs(adj.)

  1. done with or involving much labor; tedious.

Origin of operose:

1660–70; < L operōsus busy, active =oper- (s. of opus) work +-ōsus -ose1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. laboriousness, operoseness, toilsomeness(noun)

    the quality of requiring extended effort


  1. operoseness(Noun)

    The state of being operose; tedium.


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