- of, or like a burden; arduous, demanding, onerous or exacting
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Â§ 6.
: reap a pleasure from what, to the generality of mankind, may seem and laborious.
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