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Synonyms for labored
ˈleɪ bərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. labored, laboured, strained(adj)

    lacking natural ease

    "a labored style of debating"

    Synonyms:
    constrained, agonistic, strained, heavy, laboured, forced

    Antonyms:
    effortless, graceful

  2. heavy, labored, laboured(adj)

    requiring or showing effort

    "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"

    Synonyms:
    laboured, sullen, laborious, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, with child(p), sound, strained, wakeless, dense, grueling, heavy(p), threatening, grave, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), clayey, enceinte, grievous, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, heavy, arduous, big(a), punishing, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    graceful, effortless

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. labored

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, studied, carefully wrought

    Antonyms:
    not elaborate, unstudied, easy, off hard

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. labored(a.)

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, studied, carefully wrought

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. labored(a)

    Synonyms:
    studied, elaborate, overwrought, stiff, unnatural

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How to use labored in a sentence?

  1. Robertson Davies:

    He types his labored column -- weary drudge! Senile fudge and solemn: spare, editor, to condemn these dry leaves of his autumn.

  2. Brad Glosserman:

    No one knows really who this man is. He's labored behind the scenes, he hasn't yet developed and presented an image to the Japanese public that they're going to be able to rally behind and support.

  3. James Henry Leigh Hunt:

    Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind.

  4. Mark Milley:

    I immediately ran to see if I could help. There were just a few people around him. He was not responsive and couldn't speak, and he had very labored breathing that was not actually moving air into his lungs.

  5. Socrates:

    Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.

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