Definitions

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  • n. The state of being operose; tedium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being operose or laborious.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of requiring extended effort

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