effortful effortful

Definition(s):

  • (adj) requiring great physical effort

Usage(s):

  1. There was nothing effortful about it.
  2. We're all guilty of it, especially in the dwindling summer months procrastinating any task that seems remotely effortful until some far off point we hope will never come.
  3. While some applauded his advice for aging gracefully, others had their own suggestions about diet, exercise, medical aids and the need for effortful mental activity.

News

  • A-Rod is still kind of a dork

    No one quite understands Alex Rodriguez, let alone his signature combination of effortless grace and painfully effortful personal dorkiness. We can study it, we can write long essays in which A-Rod's spooky opacity is compared to various performance artists, and most often -- and quite often, recently -- we can just wonder in bafflement at his world-historically defective decision-making.
    on August 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  • "The people have established the CPN-M, a revolutionary party, as the largest party in the CA; the reactionary and status quoist forces, however, are not ready to accept this and are effortful tobar it from ascending to helm of the power,"...
    on Jul 26, 2008 By: chairman Prachanda Source: Xinhua

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