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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of requiring extended effort.

Usage examples (14)
  • Sometimes the toilsomeness of the journey was lightened by companionship.
  • Apart from the toilsomeness of the task, there were risks to be feared and provided against.
  • The heat, the clatter, the stuffy odours, the toilsomeness, the fatigue of town life are abandoned; the careless quiet, the calm, the refreshment of the whole air, the...
  • Nay, all of them had aptitudes, perhaps of a distinguished kind; and must, by their own and other people's labor, have got a training equal or superior in toilsomeness,... for more
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