But through most of the 20th century, printing documents remained an expensive, laborious process.
Click on the image to see a video of its laborious production, and then its fascinating use.
As a result, this season has often felt less like an organic narrative than a laborious calculation.
But the mystery unfolds over an airtight 22 minutes, not a laborious 8.5 hours.
For this reason, I find that writing a first draft is very difficult and laborious.
Anthea woke the Psammead with laborious gentleness to put the question.
His ideas were never vague, and needed no laborious translation.
We have the greatest riches, the greatest fertility, the purest blood in our great families, the most laborious population.
We have no particular account of the incidents of their long and laborious return voyage.
With my thumb and finger I annihilated the laborious monuments of centuries, and saw havoc and desolation in our wake.
late 14c., "hard-working, industrious," from Old French laborios "arduous, wearisome; hard-working" (12c., Modern French laborieux), from Latin laboriosus "toilsome, wearisome, troublesome," from labor (see labor (n.)). Meaning "costing much labor, burdensome" is from early 15c.; meaning "resulting from hard work" is mid-15c. Related: Laboriousness.