drudgery


drudg·ery

noun \ˈdrəj-rē, ˈdrə-jə-rē\

: boring, difficult, or unpleasant work

plural drudg·er·ies

Full Definition of DRUDGERY

:  dull, irksome, and fatiguing work :  uninspiring or menial labor

Examples of DRUDGERY

  1. He hated the drudgery of his job.
  2. <in the good old days household servants led lives filled with much drudgery and little pleasure>

First Known Use of DRUDGERY

1550

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