the arduous is an adjective, which comes from the Latin word arduus,
is used to describe what has a high degree of complexity or difficulty. Doing
something hard requires a lot of effort.
For example: "To overcome an addiction you have to go a long way", "I
have a lot of hard work ahead of me, but I am convinced that, with the help of
my team, I will be able to make the country grow again and that all the
inhabitants live in better conditions ”, “ The
Russian athlete planned an arduous training program to reach the competition in
optimal conditions ”.
It is worth mentioning that the word arduous and its feminine arduous fall
into a particular group that generates confusion when writing
them because they do not know if they have a tilde. In this particular case, the
doubt of many people is whether they should put an orthographic accent in the
first a, and the answer is a categorical no, since it
is a grave word ending in vowel (ar-duo), and the rule of
accentuation contemplates that neither these nor those ending in n or s have
The rating of arduous is associated with a process that
involves certain complications. Suppose a young man decides to apply for
a study scholarship at a university. As a first step, the
institution asks you to complete a form with your personal data and to detail
the reasons that lead you to request the scholarship. In addition, you must
attach the grades you earned in high school, which must be good. Once this
process is completed, the boy is summoned by the rector for an interview. Later,
you are asked to pass an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge. All these
stages demonstrate that, to obtain the scholarship, you have to complete an arduous
A selected football that is devoted champion of the
world, on the other hand, you also have to walk a difficult
path to reach the goal: overcoming stage playoff continental level,
placed at the top of the group at the World Cup and enforced in duels of the
second round, quarterfinals and semifinal to reach the final match and win it.
Outside of the formalities and personal or professional challenges, one of
the most arduous problems that can result in life is illnesses,
both when they attack us directly and when they affect our loved ones. Human
beings like to feel that we can control everything, but that only happens in our
imaginations, as terminal illnesses are responsible for showing us, for example,
when they come to bring down our entire emotional structure.
Comply with doctors' instructions to carry out rehabilitation exercises, take
unpleasant medications with very strong effects on the body, undergo various
surgical procedures, spend months in a hospital or have to visit him several
times a week to go through annoying controls. and testing is the description of
a very difficult stage, and thousands of people experience
these things or even worse.
One of the concepts related to this definition is resilience,
the ability that some living beings have to adapt to a situation or state of
adversity, or to face a disturbing agent, generally recovering the integrity
they had before the arduous stage or even becoming stronger than ever.
The corresponding adjective is resilient, and we should all aspire
to place it next to our name, since only when we successfully go through an
arduous stage and reemerge, do we manage to grow and exploit our abilities, get
to the bottom of our essence to see the world with a greater spaciousness and
living oblivious to impositions.