Associations to the word «Laboured»


LABOURED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of labour
LABOURED, adjective. Of an action that is difficult to perform.
LABOURED, adjective. Of writing or speech or similar, stilted or not natural due to too much effort being used in the production.

Dictionary definition

LABOURED, adjective. Lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating".
LABOURED, adjective. Requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis