Toilsomeness
Toilsome Toil"some (toil"s[u^]m), a. Attended with toil, or fatigue and pain; laborious; wearisome; as, toilsome work. [1913 Webster]

What can be toilsome in these pleasant walks? --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Toil"some*ly}, adv. -- {Toil"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • toilsomeness — noun see toilsome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toilsomeness — See toilsomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • toilsomeness — noun The quality of being toilsome …   Wiktionary

  • toilsomeness — toil·some·ness …   English syllables

  • toilsomeness — noun the quality of requiring extended effort • Syn: ↑laboriousness, ↑operoseness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toilsome, ↑operose (for: ↑operoseness), ↑laborious ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • laboriousness — noun the quality of requiring extended effort • Syn: ↑operoseness, ↑toilsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toilsome (for: ↑toilsomeness), ↑operose (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • operoseness — noun the quality of requiring extended effort • Syn: ↑laboriousness, ↑toilsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toilsome (for: ↑toilsomeness), ↑operose, ↑laborious …   Useful english dictionary

  • toilsome — adjective Date: 1575 marked by or full of toil or fatigue ; laborious < a toilsome journey > • toilsomely adverb • toilsomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toilsome — toilsomely, adv. toilsomeness, n. /toyl seuhm/, adj. characterized by or involving toil; laborious or fatiguing. [1575 85; TOIL1 + SOME1] Syn. wearisome, arduous, strenuous, tiring. * * * …   Universalium

  • complexity — Synonyms and related words: abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complication, convolution, crabbedness, crampedness, deepness, difficultness, difficulty, esoterica, hairiness, hardness, inscrutability, intricacy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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