laboured

US labored

/ (ˈleɪbəd) /


adjective
  1. (of breathing) performed with difficulty

  2. showing effort; contrived; lacking grace or fluency

Derived forms of laboured

  • labouredly or US laboredly, adverb
  • labouredness or US laboredness, noun

Words Nearby laboured

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