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Definition of "labours" []

  • Difficult or arduous work or effort
  • Plural form of labour. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of labour. (verb)

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Use "labours" in a sentence
  • "The more I observe Lady C---- the more surprised I am at the romantic feelings she still indulges, and the illusions under which she labours; -- yes _labours_ is the suitable word, for it can be nothing short of laborious, at her age, to work oneself into the belief that love is an indispensable requisite for life."
  • "The most Obama has to show for his labours is an opening round of direct talks between the two sides, currently on hold."
  • "The great error under which Mr. Godwin labours throughout his whole work is the attributing of almost all the vices and misery that prevail in civil society to human institutions."
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