drudgery: Associated Words
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  • backbreaking
    • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
      heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
      • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
      • a grueling campaign
      • hard labor
      • heavy work
      • heavy going
      • spent many laborious hours on the project
      • set a punishing pace

  • insupportable
    • adjective satellite incapable of being justified or explained
      unwarranted; unjustifiable; unwarrantable; indefensible.

  • washday
    • noun a day set aside for doing household laundry
      washing day.

  • divine
    • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
      cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.
    • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
      Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.

  • unrelieved
    • adjective satellite not lessened or diminished
      • unrelieved suffering

  • lightened
    • verb make more cheerful
      lighten up; buoy up.
      • the conversation lightened me up a bit
    • verb reduce the weight on; make lighter
      • she lightened the load on the tired donkey

  • numbing
    • adjective satellite causing numbness or insensitivity
      • the numbing effect of grief
    • verb make numb or insensitive
      benumb; blunt; dull; numb.
      • The shock numbed her senses

  • disfigures
    • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
      deface; blemish.
      • scars defaced her cheeks
      • The vandals disfigured the statue

  • deadening
    • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
      stultification; impairment; constipation.
    • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
      deaden; damp; dampen.
      • muffle the message

  • entailed
    • noun land received by fee tail
    • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

  • soulless
    • adjective satellite lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling

  • appertaining
    • verb be a part or attribute of

  • mindless
    • adjective satellite lacking the thinking capacity characteristic of a conscious being
      • the shrieking of the mindless wind
    • adjective satellite requiring little mental effort
      • mindless tasks

  • endured
    • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
      stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
      • I cannot bear his constant criticism
      • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
      • he learned to tolerate the heat
      • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
    • verb face and withstand with courage
      brave out; weather; brave.
      • She braved the elements

  • unremitting
    • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
      ceaseless; constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; incessant.
      • the ceaseless thunder of surf
      • in constant pain
      • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
      • the never-ending search for happiness
      • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
      • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
      • unremitting demands of hunger

  • joyless
    • adjective not experiencing or inspiring joy
      • a joyless man
      • a joyless occasion
      • joyless evenings

  • involved
    • adjective connected by participation or association or use
      • we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved
      • the problems involved
      • the involved muscles
      • I don't want to get involved
      • everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified
    • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
      involve; affect; regard.
      • This new ruling affects your business

  • thankless
    • adjective not feeling or showing gratitude
      ungrateful; unthankful.
      • ungrateful heirs
      • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
    • adjective satellite not likely to be rewarded
      unappreciated; ungratifying.
      • grading papers is a thankless task

  • tolerable
    • adjective capable of being borne or endured
      • the climate is at least tolerable
    • adjective satellite about average; acceptable
      adequate; passable; fair to middling.
      • more than adequate as a secretary

  • toilsome
    • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
      heavy; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
      • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
      • a grueling campaign
      • hard labor
      • heavy work
      • heavy going
      • spent many laborious hours on the project
      • set a punishing pace

  • associated
    • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
      • he had to consult his associate before continuing
    • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
      familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
      • drinking companions
      • comrades in arms

  • irksome
    • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
      tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull.
      • a boring evening with uninteresting people
      • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
      • a dull play
      • his competent but dull performance
      • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
      • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
      • tedious days on the train
      • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
      • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

  • coincides
    • verb go with, fall together
      co-occur; cooccur.
    • verb happen simultaneously
      • The two events coincided

  • menial
    • noun a domestic servant
    • adjective satellite used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
      humble; lowly.

  • imposed
    • adjective satellite set forth authoritatively as obligatory
      • the imposed taxation
      • rules imposed by society
    • verb compel to behave in a certain way
      impose; enforce.
      • Social relations impose courtesy

  • monotonous
    • adjective satellite tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; all work and no play"
      • a humdrum existence
      • nothing is so monotonous as the sea
    • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
      flat; monotonic; monotone.
      • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

  • inseparable
    • adjective satellite not capable of being separated
      • inseparable pieces of rock

  • unrewarding
    • adjective not rewarding; not providing personal satisfaction

  • adhered
    • verb be compatible or in accordance with
      • You must adhere to the rules
    • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
      • They adhered to their plan

  • slavish
    • adjective satellite blindly imitative
      • a slavish copy of the original
    • adjective satellite abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
      subservient; submissive.
      • slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
      • a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams
      • she has become submissive and subservient

  • connected
    • adjective satellite being joined in close association
      affiliated; attached.
      • affiliated clubs
      • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
    • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
      tie; link; connect; link up.
      • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
      • Tie the ropes together
      • Link arms

  • unremunerative
    • adjective satellite not yielding profit or recompense
      • an unremunerative occupation

  • out
    • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
      • you only get 3 outs per inning
    • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
      come out of the closet; come out.
      • This actor outed last year

  • unremitted
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  • attendant
    • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
      tender; attender.
    • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
      attendee; attender; meeter.
      • he was a regular attender at department meetings
      • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

  • workaday
    • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
      mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
      • a placid everyday scene
      • it was a routine day
      • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

  • staggered
    • noun an unsteady uneven gait
      lurch; stumble.
    • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
      swag; lurch; keel; careen; reel.
      • The drunken man staggered into the room

  • stultifying
    • verb prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence
      • nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself
    • verb cause to appear foolish
      • He stultified himself by contradicting himself and being inconsistent

  • imaginable
    • adjective satellite capable of being imagined
      • that is one possible answer

  • veriest
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  • undergone
    • verb pass through
      • The chemical undergoes a sudden change
      • The fluid undergoes shear
      • undergo a strange sensation

  • unmitigated
    • adjective not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier
      • unmitigated suffering
      • an unmitigated horror
      • an unmitigated lie

  • stowed
    • verb fill by packing tightly
      • stow the cart

  • profitless
    • adjective satellite without profit or reward
      • let us have no part in profitless quarrels"- D.D.Eisenhower
      • How weary, flat, stale, and unprofitable / Seem to me all the uses of this world"- Shakespeare

  • till
    • noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
      boulder clay.
    • noun a treasury for government funds
      trough; public treasury.

  • uncongenial
    • adjective not suitable to your tastes or needs
      • the uncongenial roommates were always fighting
      • the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs
    • adjective satellite very unfavorable to life or growth
      unfriendly; hostile.
      • a hostile climate
      • an uncongenial atmosphere
      • an uncongenial soil
      • the unfriendly environment at high altitudes

  • amid
    See Amidst.
  • ceaseless
    • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
      constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; incessant; unremitting.
      • the ceaseless thunder of surf
      • in constant pain
      • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
      • the never-ending search for happiness
      • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
      • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
      • unremitting demands of hunger

  • reduction
    • noun the act of decreasing or reducing something
      diminution; decrease; step-down.
    • noun any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent

  • humdrum
    • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
      monotony; sameness.
      • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
      • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
      • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
    • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
      prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
      • an unglamorous job greasing engines

  • ahead
    • adjective satellite having the leading position or higher score in a contest
      leading; in the lead.
      • he is ahead by a pawn
      • the leading team in the pennant race
    • adverb at or in the front
      in front; before.
      • I see the lights of a town ahead
      • the road ahead is foggy
      • staring straight ahead
      • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
      • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

  • sheer
    • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
      swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
      • The car cut to the left at the intersection
      • The motorbike veered to the right
    • verb cause to sheer
      • She sheered her car around the obstacle

  • necessary
    • noun anything indispensable
      requirement; requisite; essential; necessity.
      • food and shelter are necessities of life
      • the essentials of the good life
      • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
      • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained
    • adjective absolutely essential

  • unending
    • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
      unceasing; perpetual; eternal; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
      • the ageless themes of love and revenge
      • eternal truths
      • life everlasting
      • hell's perpetual fires
      • the unending bliss of heaven

  • without
    On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
    Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. Dryden.

  • homeliest
    • adjective satellite lacking in physical beauty or proportion
      • a homely child
      • several of the buildings were downright homely
      • a plain girl with a freckled face
    • adjective satellite having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable
      homey; homelike; homy.
      • the homely everyday atmosphere
      • a homey little inn

  • jobs
    • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
      line; line of work; business; occupation.
      • he's not in my line of business
    • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
      task; chore.
      • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
      • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
      • the endless task of classifying the samples
      • the farmer's morning chores

  • unrewarded
    • adjective satellite having acquired or gained nothing
      • the returned from the negotiations empty-handed

  • required
    • adjective satellite necessary for relief or supply
      needed; needful; requisite.
      • provided them with all things needful
    • verb require as useful, just, or proper
      call for; require; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
      • It takes nerve to do what she did
      • success usually requires hard work
      • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
      • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
      • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
      • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

  • meanest
    • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
      mean value.
    • verb mean or intend to express or convey
      • You never understand what I mean!
      • what do his words intend?

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Collocation words for "drudgery" are words related to "drudgery" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "drudgery" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "drudgery" or by the count of syllables each word has.