Adjective(1) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
(1) After all, it took me many years of intense misery, guilt, shame and terror before I could learn to accept myself, and that too was a slow and laborious process.(2) But I found it impossible to get to grips with, laborious and dull.(3) Unfortunately, this can be a slow, laborious , and very deadly process.(4) This is not to say all research work performed in such an environment is necessarily dull and laborious .(5) The Watcher In The Woods is guilty of being slow and laborious .(6) His writing was laborious , as he often confessed, hers brisk and often effortless.(7) The work was slow and laborious - every piece of the hard rock had to be blasted out before being broken up with pick and shovel and hauled out of the horizontal shaft.(8) Not even the charisma of its leading lady, Julia Stiles, can save it from the overlong bore it becomes, due to its laborious pacing and clichÔö£┬«-ridden script.(9) However, it makes the process of buying and selling slow and laborious and these accounts are in the minority.(10) This is slow and laborious , so the method outlined below avoids this step.(11) The colourful faces are the result of laborious work.(12) It has transformed laborious manual procedures into rapid electronic ones.(13) We are in danger of forgetting that democracy is a slow, laborious , messy matter.(14) But he became more and more irritated by the slow, laborious process of filming.(15) Even when the film flirts with shades of grey - such as the alternate visions of heroism offered by drunken knife-wielder Jim Bowie and his foppish rival William Travis - Hancock's adherence to rousing, simplistic conventions turns his story into laborious mush.(16) And yes, its implementation can be laborious , lengthy, and slow to show dividends.
1. arduous ::
2. labored ::
3. toilsome ::
1. idle ::
2. inactive ::
3. unemployed ::
Different Formslaborious, laboriously, laboriousness
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