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There are 9 meanings of the word Labored.

Labored - as an adjective satellite

Lacking natural ease

Example: "A labored style of debating"

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Requiring or showing effort

Example: "Heavy breathing"

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Labored - as a verb

To toil, to work.

To belabour, to emphasise or expand upon (a point in a debate, etc).

Example: "I think we've all got the idea. there's no need to labour the point."

To be oppressed with difficulties or disease; to do one's work under conditions which make it especially hard or wearisome; to move slowly, as against opposition, or under a burden.

To suffer the pangs of childbirth.

To pitch or roll heavily, as a ship in a turbulent sea.

Labored - as an adjective

Expressive of strenuous effort.

Example: "At the end of the marathon, her laboured breathing told us she was exhausted."

Of writing or speech or similar, stilted or not natural due to too much effort being used in the production.

Example Sentences

"The labored breathing of the exhausted runner could be heard from a distance."
"She gave a labored explanation of the complex scientific theory."
"The old man rose from his chair with a labored movement."
"The labored writing style made the novel difficult to read."
"The actor's labored performance failed to captivate the audience."
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Word Game Points

Is LABORED a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, labored is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LABORED has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is LABORED a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, labored is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LABORED has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is LABORED a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, labored is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LABORED has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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