Associations to the word «Laborious»

Wiktionary

LABORIOUS, adjective. Requiring much physical effort; toilsome.
LABORIOUS, adjective. Mentally difficult; painstaking
LABORIOUS, adjective. Industrious.

Dictionary definition

LABORIOUS, adjective. Characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.