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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley