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Definition of the noun drudgery
What does drudgery mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: drudgeries
- hard monotonous routine work
- examples: With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams; it is still a beautiful world. | She does her homework on Fridays to save herself from the drudgery of having to do it during the weekend.
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of drudgery: donkeywork / grind / plodding
- more generic words: labor / labour / toil = productive work
Alternative definition of the noun drudgery
- tedious, menial and exhausting work
- synonym: tedium
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Created and Creating (2017)
A biblical theology of culture by William Edgar
Drudgery is an evil direction. Procreation is a good structure.
A Collection of Thoughtful Devotions by Tim McConnell
Drudgery is the boring, routine, sometimes dirty work that we all must perform. The getting up each morning, going to work, the cleaning, preparing meals, cutting grass, paying bills, and all the routine never-ending chores in between. Oswald ...
The Homemaker (1892)
An Illustrated Monthly Mag
“Drudgery is the gray Angel of Success,” says William Gannett; and you will recognize the truth as well as the beauty of this thought if you study it for a moment. Of course there are but very few of us who, if we were left to ourselves, would ...
by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva
On the other hand, energy expenditure is inhibited by the drudgery of the labour itself. The harder the labour is, compared with its pay, the lower ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
toil, effort, drudgery, colloq. grind. 2 workforce, employees, laborers; (the) working class. 3 literary travail; contractions; delivery. 4 job, chore, undertaking, trial. »v. 1, 2 toil, sweat, slave (away), struggle. 3 a belabor, dwell on, harp on. b ...
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Video shows what drudgery means. tedious, menial and exhausting work. drudgery synonyms: tedium, moil, Wikisaurus:wearisome. Drudgery Meaning. How to ...
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Scrabble value of D2R1U1D2G2E1R1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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