• WordNet 3.6
    • n laboriousness the quality of requiring extended effort
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laboriousness The quality of being laborious or attended with toil; toilsomeness; difficulty.
    • n laboriousness Diligence; habitual assiduity.
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In literature:

Moreover, such a laborious search would certainly detach the larva from its root.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
Laboriously and patiently he made himself acquainted with the ways of the underworld.
"Never-Fail Blake" by Arthur Stringer
Shortly before the removal to New Street, Mr. Edmunds began to wish for a less laborious position.
"Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men" by E. Edwards
Laboriously the Chief and Ferguson hunted round the room.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
Can't you imagine him, then, picking it out sedulously and laboriously on the strings?
"The Four Feathers" by A. E. W. Mason
Let some laborious assistant professor explore and chart it.
"Damn!" by Henry Louis Mencken
This operation is extremely laborious in these rivers.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1" by John Franklin
Allan Mowbray was not the man to yield a detail of the harvest he had so laboriously striven for.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Every kiss, hug and tickle of the chin in the chronicle is laboriously snouted out, empanelled, exhibited.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
How in such an hypothesis could laborious production be regretted?
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat

In poetry:

Through learned and laborious years
They set themselves to find
Fresh terrors and undreamed-of fears
To heap upon mankind.
"The Outlaws" by Rudyard Kipling
That he, with such laborious skill,
Should change from role to role,
Should daily act so many a part
To get my little soul?
"The Robe Of Christ" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Now by what whim of wanton chance
Do radiant eyes know sombre days?
And feet that shod in light should dance
Walk weary and laborious ways?
"As Winds That Blow Against A Star" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Yes—the fair prospect of surviving praise
Can every sense of present joys excel;
For this, great Hadrian chose laborious days;
Through this, expiring, bade a gay farewell.
"Elegy II. On Posthumous Reputation - To a Friend" by William Shenstone
The weary day's laborious pace,
I hasten and beguile
By fancies, which I backwards trace
To things I loved erstwhile;
The weary sweetness of your face,
Your faint, illusive smile.
"Three Songs Of Zahir-u-Din" by Laurence Hope
And let not footsteps come
Too frequent round that nook of rest;
Should I—who knoweth?—not be deaf, though dumb,
Bird's idle pipe, or bee's laborious hum,
Would suit me, listening, best.
"A Last Request" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Tim Berne 's prodigious discography is mostly stocked with collections of his monumentally scaled compositions, sprawling musical roadmaps for laborious treks through ever-changing landscapes.
Though risotto has a reputation for being laborious, the reality is that it can be mostly painless and totally weeknight friendly.
The oldest—and still the best—way to make most people's favorite pasta sauce need not be the most laborious.
About a month ago, I began the laborious and depressing task of scouring the archives of Regret the Error to find the best of the worst in media errors and corrections from 2008.
But at least one part of the button is correct: Labori says if he were an American, he'd vote for Obama.
But for Amanda Messinger, the simple act of breathing often is a laborious task akin to drowning without water.
"Unfortunately campaigns are long, laborious processes at times, and there's many a fundraiser," said Romney's campaign manager Matt Rhoades.
It's a laborious task that brings joy to many, and disappointment to others.
This is a lot more important than it seems because it ensures Chang 's movie never feels like an old saw laboriously cutting at the trunk of the status quo.
The laborious act of physical rebuilding and personal recovery becomes a scintillating theme for Joy Castro's compelling mystery fiction debut.
Weeks later, I received an email from Sergi Labori Plana, a 25-year-old in Barcelona who had been shocked to see his picture popping up in blog posts.
However, current single point ultrasonics is a slow laborious process that requires a highly trained specialist.
Confirming that these candidates are actually planets can be a tricky and laborious process, requiring follow-up observations by ground-based instruments or further analysis of Kepler 's data.
Hussein al-Kharsan kneels, bent over a giant sheet of paper, laboriously writing the words of Islam's holy book, the Koran , in beautiful Arabic script with a traditional wood and feather pen.
And what better time to enjoy a laboriously made cocktail than on Labor Day.

In science:

It remains to perform the straightforward but laborious task of verifying that these coherence data define the required natural transformations and that these natural transformations satisfy the required axioms.
Weak Omega Categories I
The computations are simple, but laborious and we decided to skip them.
Maximal Cohen-Macaulay Modules over the Affine Cone of the Simple Node
Evidently, (B.3a) – (B.3c) return back the first three terms b0, b1 and b2 in (A.2) as K = K’ = K’’ (and thus κ1 = κ2 = κ3 = κ4 = κ). One could try to add more terms A3, A4, … Certainly, such calculations would be very much laborious, tedious, and extremely difficulty.
Conjectures on exact solution of three - dimensional (3D) simple orthorhombic Ising lattices
As will become evident, calculation of the asymptotic series expansion of the Gσ (k; z ) corresponding to finite systems is relatively more laborious than that of the Gσ (k; z ) corresponding to macroscopic systems.
On the Luttinger theorem concerning number of particles in the ground states of systems of interacting fermions
Clearly, checking that (D3ii) and (D3iii) hold is the most laborious part of guaranteeing the conditions for these propositions.
On Sums of Conditionally Independent Subexponential Random Variables