Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not laborious; not toilsome; not difficult; easy.

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Examples

  • In this one thing I crave leave of the present licensers to be pardoned for so thinking; who doubtless took this office up, looking on it through their obedience to the Parliament, whose command perhaps made all things seem easy and unlaborious to them; but that this short trial hath wearied them out already, their own expressions and excuses to them who make so many journeys to solicit their licence are testimony enough.

    Areopagitica

  • In this one thing I crave leave of the present licensers to be pardoned for so thinking; who doubtless took this office up, looking on it through their obedience to the Parliament, whose command perhaps made all things seem easy and unlaborious to them; but that this short trial hath wearied them out already, their own expressions and excuses to them who make so many journeys to solicit their licence are testimony enough.

    Areopagitica

  • But still, when the trout was well in the basket, her joy was great; and then came across her unlaborious mind some half-formed idea that a great ordinance of nature was being accomplished in the teeth of difficulties.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • Once more: all people value most what has cost them much labour in the production; for instance, people who have themselves made their money are fonder of it than those who have inherited it: and receiving kindness is, it seems, unlaborious, but doing it is laborious.

    Ethics

  • His ideal of a master is one who needs a great deal of waiting on in trivial, unlaborious ways, who tolerates all shortcomings and slovenliness, and bestows liberal gratuities.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • No doubt you are depending on an unlaborious 'intuition' to get you through the examinations.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • No doubt you are depending on an unlaborious 'intuition' to get you through the examinations.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • A time has come when every form of learning, however preposterous it may seem, is made as unlaborious as possible for the would-be student.

    The Pirates' Who's Who Giving Particulars Of The Lives and Deaths Of The Pirates And Buccaneers

  • In this one thing I crave leave of the present licensers to be pardoned for so thinking: who doubtless took this office up, looking on it through their obedience to the Parliament, whose command perhaps made all things seem easy and unlaborious to them; but that this short trial hath wearied them out already, their own expressions and excuses to them who make so many journeys to solicit their license, are testimony enough.

    Areopagitica: A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing: Paras 1-19

  • Summers of the snakeless meadow, unlaborious earth and oarless sea; 10

    To Virgil

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