What does the word arduous mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Laborious; difficult.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Steep and lofty.

Usage examples for arduous

  1. Could I but march under the banner of such a leader I thought nothing would be too arduous to be achieved. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  2. No; you let the physicians alone; you do not abuse them in their arduous and conscientious duties. – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
  3. He was a skillful horseman, an unerring shot, always cheerful and courteous, ready to perform the most arduous duty and, withal, fearless. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher