Definition of unlaboured in English:


(US unlabored)


  • Done with ease or fluency:

    ‘flexibility and unlaboured movement’
    • ‘It would have been all too easy for LeBlanc to have played this book for sentiment and shocked social justice; her tone is blunt and unlaboured.’
    • ‘And Molnár's comedies do have the most unlabored, delusively easeful air of happy improvisations.’
    • ‘But it's a key to the flavor of his work that these share the unlabored look of the just-made pictures, which, in turn, have the intellectual complexity and material finesse of a long-term project.’
    • ‘Some ascribe this to his natural genius; while others think that incredible effort and toil produced these, to all appearances, easy and unlaboured results.’
    • ‘Maybe this is the kind of stuff - these interesting but unlabored harmonies and rhythms - that attracts jazz and classical players to Radiohead's music.’
    natural, unlaboured, easy, unaffected, unforced, uncontrived, unmannered, unstilted, unpretentious, without airs, artless, guileless, informal, casual, nonchalant, spontaneous, impromptu, ad lib
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