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

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn