- done or made with difficulty; heavy: labored breathing.
- exhibiting a great deal of effort; lacking grace, fluency, or spontaneity: a labored prose style.
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Related Words for unlaboredreal, simple, genuine, easy, instinctive, provincial, primitive, frank, rustic, innocent, plain, artless, candid, childlike, credulous, direct, folksy, forthright, homey, ignorant
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It fits into John's conception with unlabored simplicity and naturalness.Quiet Talks about Jesus
S. D. Gordon
The community masque draws out of the unlabored and untrammeled resources of our national life its inspiration and its theme.Literature in the Making
This unlabored manner of expressing great thoughts is particularly worthy of attention.
also laboured, "learned," mid-15c., past participle adjective from labor (v.). Meaning "done with much labor" is from c.1600.