Synonyms and related words:
ardently, arduously, assiduously, bec et ongles, burdensomely, difficultly, diligently, effortfully, energetically, fervently, hammer and tongs, hard, hardly, heart and soul, indefatigably, industriously, manfully, onerously, operosely, painfully, relentlessly, sedulously, strenuously, the hard way, tirelessly, toilsomely, tooth and nail, unsparingly, vehemently, with a will, with difficulty, with effort, with much ado, zealously

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  • laboriously — (adv.) early 15c., with difficulty, laboriously, slowly, from LABORIOUS (Cf. laborious) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning earnestly, strongly is from c.1500 …   Etymology dictionary

  • laboriously — adverb /ləˈbɔː.ɹi.əs.lɪ,ləˈbɔɹ.i.ə With great expenditure of effort, in a manner requiring much labor. He laboriously climbed the steep rock face, pulling himself up inch by inch. Syn: painstakingly See Also: labor, laborious …   Wiktionary

  • laboriously — adv. Laboriously is used with these verbs: ↑copy …   Collocations dictionary

  • laboriously — laborious ► ADJECTIVE 1) requiring considerable time and effort. 2) showing obvious signs of effort. DERIVATIVES laboriously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • laboriously — adverb in a laborious manner their lives were spent in committee making decisions for others to execute on the basis of data laboriously gathered for them • Derived from adjective: ↑laborious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laboriously — Laborious La*bo ri*ous, a. [L. laboriosus, fr. labor labor: cf. F. laborieux.] 1. Requiring labor, perseverance, or sacrifices; toilsome; tiresome. [1913 Webster] Dost thou love watchings, abstinence, or toil, Laborious virtues all? Learn these… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laboriously — adverb see laborious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laboriously — See laborious. * * * …   Universalium

  • laboriously — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Strenuously] Syn. hard, energetically, painfully, with difficulty, resolutely, tiresomely; see also vigorously . 2. [Diligently] Syn. earnestly, eagerly, steadily; see carefully 1 , industriously . II (Roget s Thesaurus… …   English dictionary for students

  • laboriously — adv. in a laborious manner, with great effort; diligently, painstakingly; in a burdened manner, in a labored manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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