from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Chiefly British same as labored; -- British spelling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective requiring or showing effort
  • adjective lacking natural ease


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