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Definition of Arduous

Arduous

  1. Steep and lofty, in a literal sense; hard to climb.
  2. Attended with great labor, like the ascending of acclivities; difficult; laborious; as, an arduous employment, task, or enterprise.

Arduous Quotations

Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one's power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo

A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
Kim Jong Il

Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
George Bernard Shaw

The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
Xenophon

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Arduous Translations

arduous in Hungarian is meredek, terhes
arduous in Italian is faticoso, faticoso
arduous in Spanish is arduo, trabajoso, trabajoso
arduous in Swedish is brant
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