Definition of arduousness in US English:



  • See arduous

    • ‘Further, the arduousness of state work could be increasingly offset through greater employment of automation and information technology.’
    • ‘The reunion is imperilled by the physical arduousness of the journey, the boys' suspicions about the father's true motives and the volatile dynamics among the three.’
    • ‘I can fax, chat on the net or make a cell-phone call abroad but when I walk over to my nephew's house, only a mile and a half away in a rural campus, my journey has a Victorian arduousness to it.’
    • ‘Nothing daunted, Theroux embarked last year on a journey of astonishing arduousness.’
    • ‘However, the arduousness of this process, and the attempts to block it, should not be forgotten.’