Meaning of labored

la•bored

Pronunciation: (lā'burd), [key]
— adj.
  1. done or made with difficulty; heavy: labored breathing.
  2. exhibiting a great deal of effort; lacking grace, fluency, or spontaneity: a labored prose style.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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