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Synonyms for drudgery
ˈdrʌdʒ ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drudgery, plodding, grind, donkeywork(noun)

    hard monotonous routine work

    Synonyms:
    pulverization, donkeywork, pulverisation, wonk, plod, nerd, plodding, grind, mill, dweeb, swot

Wiktionary

  1. drudgery(noun)

    Synonyms:
    moil, tedium

  2. drudgery(noun)

    tedious, menial and exhausting work

    Synonyms:
    tedium, moil

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drudgery

    Work is the generic term for any continuous application of energy toward an end; work may be hard or easy. Labor is hard and wearying work; toil is straining and exhausting work. Work is also used for any result of working, physical or mental, and has special senses, as in mechanics, which labor and toil do not share. Drudgery is plodding, irksome, and often menial work. Compare ACT; BUSINESS.

    Synonyms:
    achievement, action, business, deed, doing, employment, exertion, labor, occupation, performance, product, production, toil, work

    Antonyms:
    ease, idleness, leisure, recreation, relaxation, repose, rest, vacation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drudgery(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hard or toilsome work, ignoble toil, mean labor

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "drudgery":

    chore

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How to use drudgery in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    No man will ever bring out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it...To myself, personally, it brings nothing but increasing drudgery and daily loss of friends.

  2. Butler:

    A man of quick and active wit For drudgery is more unfit, Compared to those of duller parts, Than running nags are to draw carts.

  3. Alex Kozlov:

    There’s a lot of talk about technology taking over the drudgery work and allowing people to focus on more creative, more value-added work, but there’s also the potential to replace a lot of human functions, what’s happening isn’t that you eliminate a 50-person department.

  4. Vishal Sikka:

    This will help amplify the potential of our people, freeing us from the drudgery of many repetitive tasks, so we may focus more on the important, strategic challenges faced by our clients.

  5. Vishal Sikka:

    The acquisition of Panaya is a key step in renewing and differentiating our service lines, this will help amplify the potential of our people, freeing us from the drudgery of many repetitive tasks, so we may focus more on the important, strategic challenges faced by our clients.

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