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Definitions of arduous

  1. ARDUOUSNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. ARDUOUSLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill; "the arduous work of preparing a dictionary" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Steep and lofty, in a literal sense; hard to climb. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Attended with great labor, like the ascending of acclivities; difficult; laborious; as, an arduous employment, task, or enterprise. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Difficult to accomplish: laborious. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Difficult to attain; laborious. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Laborious; difficult. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Steep and lofty. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Difficult to attain or accomplish; laborious. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Of difficult attainment; attended with great labour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for arduous

  1. A way to discharge the arduous duties which, when they are commanded, seem all but impossible for us, and which, the nearer we come to them, look the more dreadful and seem the more impossible. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  2. Half an hour of arduous labour in this direction enabled him to safely reach the top of the slope, where, to his great gratification, he discovered another platform of rock, about six feet wide. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
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