Associations to the word «Laboured»

Wiktionary

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

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras