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Synonyms for drudgery
ˈdrʌdʒ ə ridrud·ge·ry

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. drudgerynoun

    Synonyms:
    moil, tedium

  2. drudgerynoun

    tedious, menial and exhausting work

    Synonyms:
    tedium, moil

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  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

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. drudgery, plodding, grind, donkeyworknoun

    hard monotonous routine work

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. drudgerynoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "drudgery":

    chore

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How to use drudgery in a sentence?

  1. Longfellow:

    The every-day cares and duties which men call drudgery are the weights and counterpoises of the clock of Time, giving its pendulum a true vibration, and its hands a regular motion; and when they cease to hang upon the wheels, the pendulum no longer sways, the hands no longer move, the clock stands still.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Willie Stone:

    Vision without a task is only a dream. A task without a vision is but drudgery. But vision with a task is a dream fulfilled.


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