HyperDic: labored

English > 2 senses of the word labored:
ADJECTIVEalllabored, laboured, strainedlacking natural ease
alllabored, heavy, labouredrequiring or showing effort
labored > pronunciation
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > labored: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking natural ease.
Example"a labored style of debating"
Synonymslaboured, strained
Broaderawkwardlacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
Spanishafectado, forzado, tirante
English > labored: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrequiring or showing effort.
Example "the subject made for labored reading"
Synonymsheavy, laboured
Broadereffortfulrequiring great physical effort
Spanishfatigoso, pesado

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