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laboured

Synonyms of laboured in English:

adjective

  • 1 his harsh, laboured breathing
    strained, difficult, forced, laborious, heavy, awkward
    [Antonyms] easy
  • 2 a rather laboured joke
    contrived, stiff, strained, stilted, forced, unnatural, artificial, mannered, studied, affected, overdone, overworked, heavy, ponderous, over-elaborate, over-embellished, long-winded, awkward, clumsy, inelegant, turgid, laborious, overwrought, not spontaneous, unconvincing, convoluted, complex, intricate, ornate, elaborate, prolix
    [Antonyms] natural
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