toilsome

[toil-suhm]
adjective
characterized by or involving toil; laborious or fatiguing.

Origin:
1575–85; toil1 + -some1

toilsomely, adverb
toilsomeness, noun


wearisome, arduous, strenuous, tiring.
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toilsome or toilful (ˈtɔɪlsəm)
 
adj
laborious
 
toilful or toilful
 
adj
 
'toilsomely or toilful
 
adv
 
'toilfully or toilful
 
adv
 
'toilsomeness or toilful
 
n
 
'toilfulness or toilful
 
n

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