Definition of effortful in English:

effortful

adjective

  • See effort

    • ‘Shopping for cars turns out to be even less interesting and more effortful than shopping for shoes.’
    • ‘It is a commonly reported experience that improvement in golf, as in any highly skilled behavior, requires extensive and effortful practice with feedback.’
    • ‘Yoga practice is not necessarily relaxing; it trains us to be centered, awake, confident and flexible within effortful situations.’
    • ‘Although information is provided in a very clear fashion, no use of any pictures, graphics, or multimedia is employed, and long and fatiguing texts are the site's mainstay, making learning dull and effortful.’
    • ‘Worse, though, was that because she never understood why reading and spelling were so effortful, she sometimes felt stupid - really stupid.’