Adjective Definition

arduous

1.Definition: characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

"Worked their arduous way up the mining valley"

Related Adjective(s):backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome


2.Definition: difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill

"The arduous work of preparing a dictionary"


3.Definition: taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance

"Your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"

Related Adjective(s):straining, strenuous




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