Definitions for onerousˈɒn ər əs, ˈoʊ nər-
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burdensome, onerous, taxing(adj)
not easily borne; wearing
"the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule"
imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load which can be borne only with effort.
Origin: From onerosus, from onus.
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The most onerous slavery is to be a slave to oneself.
This decision is a critical victory in our fight against this onerous federal overreach.
The pendulum towards more onerous rules in the U.S. has stopped swinging. There is, at best, only very limited evidence of this in Europe.
This ruling is so onerous, chances are all 13 airlines will be suspended so thousands of jobs will be lost. No government in the world wants that.
So we want to make sure that these reforms are not so onerous that they inhibit our participation in the international economy, but of course our national security interests come first.
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- onerósCatalan, Valencian
- lästig, drückend, beschwerlich, mühsamGerman
- pénible, lourd, eFrench
- lastig, moeilijkDutch
- onerosa, onerosoPortuguese
- тягостный, обременительныйRussian
- zamoran, tegobanSerbo-Croatian
- külfetli, güç, eziyetli, sıkıntılı, ağır, zahmetliTurkish
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