[ luh-bawr-ee-uhs-lee ]
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  1. in a way that involves or requires much effort, exertion, care, or attention to detail:All equipment, food, and fuel have to be laboriously carried to the summit.Books were still rare, since they needed to be laboriously handwritten by scribes.

Origin of laboriously


Other words from laboriously

  • qua·si-la·bo·ri·ous·ly, adverb
  • su·per·la·bo·ri·ous·ly, adverb
  • un·la·bo·ri·ous·ly, adverb

Words Nearby laboriously Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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