operoseness


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op·er·ose

 (ŏp′ə-rōs′)
adj.
1. Involving great labor; laborious.
2. Industrious; diligent.

[Latin operōsus, from opus, oper-, work; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

op′er·ose′ly adv.
op′er·ose′ness n.
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Noun1.operoseness - the quality of requiring extended effort
effortfulness - the quality of requiring deliberate effort