Definition of labored adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    labored

     adjective
    (laboured)adjective
    NAmE//ˈleɪbərd//
     
     
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  1. 1 (of breathing) slow and taking a lot of effort Her breathing became more and more labored.
  2. 2 (of writing, speaking, etc.) not natural and seeming to take a lot of effort The movie looks labored and slow by today's standards.
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