effortfulness
noun see effortful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Effortfulness — In psychology effortfulness is the subjective experience of exertion in connection with an activity, but especially the mental aspects of an activity. In many applications, effortfulness is simply reported by a patient, client, or experimental… …   Wikipedia

  • effortfulness — noun subjective experience of exertion or effort involved in performing an activity …   Wiktionary

  • effortfulness — noun the quality of requiring deliberate effort • Ant: ↑effortlessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑effortful • Hypernyms: ↑difficulty, ↑difficultness • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arduousness — noun extreme effortfulness • Syn: ↑strenuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑strenuous (for: ↑strenuousness), ↑arduous • Hypernyms: ↑effortfulness …   Useful english dictionary

  • strenuousness — noun extreme effortfulness • Syn: ↑arduousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑strenuous, ↑arduous (for: ↑arduousness) • Hypernyms: ↑effortfulness …   Useful english dictionary

  • effortful — adjective Date: circa 1895 showing or requiring effort • effortfully adverb • effortfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hard job — Synonyms and related words: Augean task, Herculean task, arduousness, backbreaker, backbreaking work, ballbuster, bitch, burdensomeness, chore, dead lift, effortfulness, handful, hard labor, hard pull, hard work, heavy sledding, laboriousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hard labor — Synonyms and related words: arduousness, backbreaking work, burdensomeness, confinement, dismemberment, effortfulness, estrapade, galleys, hard job, hard work, impalement, imprisonment, incarceration, jailing, keelhauling, laboriousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • difficultness — noun the quality of being difficult they agreed about the difficulty of the climb • Syn: ↑difficulty • Ant: ↑ease (for: ↑difficulty) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • effortful — adjective requiring great physical effort • Ant: ↑effortless • Similar to: ↑arduous, ↑backbreaking, ↑grueling, ↑gruelling, ↑hard, ↑heavy, ↑laborio …   Useful english dictionary

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