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Definition 1: lacking natural ease - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where labored or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a labored style of debating

Synonyms for labored in the sense of this definition

(labored is similar to ...) lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance

"an awkward dancer" "an awkward gesture" "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes" "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"

Definition 2: requiring or showing effort - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where labored or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • heavy breathing
  • the subject made for labored reading

Synonyms for labored in the sense of this definition

(labored is similar to ...) requiring great physical effort

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