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Meaning & Definition of Arduous in English

English

Arduous

/ɑrʤuəs/

adjective

1. Characterized by 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"
    synonym:
  • arduous
  • ,
  • backbreaking
  • ,
  • grueling
  • ,
  • gruelling
  • ,
  • hard
  • ,
  • heavy
  • ,
  • laborious
  • ,
  • operose
  • ,
  • punishing
  • ,
  • toilsome

2. Taxing to the utmost

  • Testing powers of endurance
  • "His final, straining burst of speed"
  • "A strenuous task"
  • "Your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- f.d.roosevelt
    synonym:
  • arduous
  • ,
  • straining
  • ,
  • strenuous

3. Difficult to accomplish

  • Demanding considerable mental effort and skill
  • "The arduous work of preparing a dictionary"
    synonym:
  • arduous