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Meaning of TOILSOME

Pronunciation:  'toylsum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
 

TOILSOME is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: arduous, backbreaking, effortful, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, labourious, punishing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Toil"some\ (-s[u^]m), a.
Attended with toil, or fatigue and pain; laborious;
wearisome; as, toilsome work.

      What can be toilsome in these pleasant walks? --Milton.
-- {Toil"some*ly}, adv. -- {Toil"some*ness}, n.

 

 

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