adjective. ['ləˈbɔriːəs'] characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort.
Words that Rhyme with Laborious
Example sentences of the word laborious
Taking out the individual sections will be very tedious and laborious.
Quotes containing the word laborious
1. [A] quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business."(The Record Lie)
- A.A. Milne, If I May
2. There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anaïs Nin, Journals Of Anais Nin Volume 3
3. ... [They] took it upon themselves to start the laborious process of cranking up life again, after death has stopped us all in its tracks.
- Diane Setterfield