Definitions

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  • adj. Obsolete form of laborious.

Etymologies

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labour +‎ -ous

Examples

  • If you are in a particularly labourous mood, you may also prepare the couscous itself from scratch.

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  • It is impossible but you must have seen several of these Volunteers in Malice, who pass their whole Time in the most labourous Way of Life in getting Intelligence, running from Place to Place with new Whispers, without reaping any other

    The Spectator, Volume 2.

  • Some of the most labourous jobs are some of the worst paid!

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  • Speaking with Ultimania magazine, producer Yoshinori Kitase and director Motomu Toriyama said that FFXII lacks towns because they are too labourous for HD development.

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  • On the downside, PwnageTool required me to completely restore my iPhone - which means a factory default iPhone and the labourous task of restoring my personal data, MP3s, movies, settings, etc.

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