Definition of arduous in English:

arduous

Syllabification: ar·du·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈärjo͞oəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

arduously

adverb
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  • Labor specialists agree that while most job candidates tend arduously to minute details regarding their resume and/or their appearance, they often overlook the significance of using language correctly.
  • To compete successfully in these events, runners must train arduously and consistently, be agile and maintain a strategy for the race.
  • This kind of cataloging requires mental stamina; overall, he has carefully and arduously selected suitable entries.

arduousness

noun
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  • The reunion is imperilled by the physical arduousness of the journey, the boys' suspicions about the father's true motives and the volatile dynamics among the three.
  • However, the arduousness of this process, and the attempts to block it, should not be forgotten.
  • Nothing daunted, Theroux embarked last year on a journey of astonishing arduousness.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin arduus 'steep, difficult' + -ous.

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