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laborious

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adjective la·bo·ri·ous \lə-ˈbȯr-ē-əs\

Simple Definition of laborious

  • : requiring a lot of time and effort

Full Definition of laborious

  1. 1 :  devoted to labor :  industrious

  2. 2 :  involving or characterized by hard or toilsome effort :  labored

la·bo·ri·ous·ly adverb
la·bo·ri·ous·ness noun

Examples of laborious

  1. a slow and laborious process

  2. <the volunteers have been commendably laborious in their cleanup of the beach>



14th Century

First Known Use of laborious

14th century



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