labored, laboured, strained(adj)
lacking natural ease
"a labored style of debating"
heavy, labored, laboured(adj)
requiring or showing effort
"heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"
Of an action that is difficult to perform.
At the end of the marathon, her labored breathing told us she was exhausted.
bearing marks of labor and effort; elaborately wrought; not easy or natural; as, labored poetry; a labored style
The numerical value of labored in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of labored in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind.
He types his labored column -- weary drudge! Senile fudge and solemn: spare, editor, to condemn these dry leaves of his autumn.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
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