Definition of 'arduous'
Example sentences containing 'arduous'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It's time to put my head down and focus my energy and attention on the first stage in this arduous journey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The 22-year-old's return from wrist surgery has turned out to be a long and arduous process. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The arduous task of putting a confused past into proper perspective had begun. Christianity Today (2000)What sustains us through the arduous process of building a business are dreams of being successful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We have had a long and arduous march in pursuit of your oppressors. Man of Honour (2007)She took the arduous journey alone to protect me. The Sun (2016)He claimed that it had sustained him through the most difficult and arduous of times. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)No arduous process of trying to explain what things are really like at home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are in for a long and arduous season. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It turned out to be a far more perilous and arduous journey than he had thought possible. A Channel of Peace (1993)It proved a more arduous task than she had imagined. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it is a slow and arduous process. The Sun (2012)The journey to a more balanced world economy will be long and arduous. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has been a long and arduous journey. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The campaign has been long and arduous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His skill at producing a sparkling lecture after a long and arduous journey was much admired. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They leave the arduous task of compiling reports on forthcoming opponents and potential signings to their scouting teams. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Free climbing is an extremely arduous process in which the climber uses only the natural features of the rock. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The process is arduous and unglamorous. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's such an arduous trek. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As they continued on their arduous trek, one man led the way while two at the back swept over their footprints with pine branches. The Sun (2010)At 19, she dropped out of college and spent five months on the arduous trek. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Despite the awe and beauty of this world, it was equally a place of struggle, arduous and difficult to explore. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Trends of 'arduous'
In Common Usage. arduous is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'arduous'
British English: arduous ADJECTIVE
Something that is arduous is difficult and tiring, and involves a lot of effort.
...a long, hot, and arduous journey.
Definition of arduous from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Smarter tech can be a game-changer for those with different needs
Improving accessibility when banking is a key focus this year, here are some of ways tech is helping make managing money easier for everyone.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.