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Meaning of LABORED

Pronunciation:  'leyburd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"
  2. [adj]  lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating"
 

LABORED is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: awkward, effortful, heavy, laboured, strained
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\La"bored\, a.
Bearing marks of labor and effort; elaborately wrought; not
easy or natural; as, labored poetry; a labored style.

 
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