effortful

Definitions of effortful
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adj requiring great physical effort

Synonyms:
difficult, hard
not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
dragging
marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner
exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying
producing exhaustion
heavy, labored, laboured
requiring or showing effort
labor-intensive, labour-intensive
requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital
leaden, plodding
(of movement) slow and laborious
Sisyphean
both extremely effortful and futile
arduous, straining, strenuous
taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
Antonyms:
effortless
requiring or apparently requiring no effort
easy
posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
facile
performing adroitly and without effort
unforced, unstrained
not resulting from undue effort; not forced
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