Associations to the word «Laborious»
LABORIOUS, adjective. Requiring much physical effort; toilsome.
LABORIOUS, adjective. Mentally difficult; painstaking
LABORIOUS, adjective. Industrious.
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".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.