HyperDic: laborious

English > 1 sense of the word laborious:
ADJECTIVEalllaborious, arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, operose, punishing, toilsomecharacterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
laborious > pronunciation
Soundslahbao'riyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > laborious: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort.
Example "spent many laborious hours on the project"
Synonymsarduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, operose, punishing, toilsome
Broadereffortfulrequiring great physical effort
Spanishagotador, arduo, duro, fatigoso, laborioso, penoso, pesado
Catalanardu, dur, esgotador, fatigant, fatigós, feixuc, laboriós, penós, pesat
Nounslaborproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
laboriousnessthe quality of requiring extended effort
Adverbslaboriouslyin a laborious manner

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