Definitions for onerousness
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
on•er•ousˈɒn ər əs, ˈoʊ nər-(adj.)
burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome:
having or involving obligations or responsibilities, esp. legal ones, that outweigh the advantages:
an onerous agreement.
Origin of onerous:
1350–1400; ME < L onerōsus=oner- (s. of onus) burden +-ōsus -ous
burdensomeness, heaviness, onerousness, oppressiveness(noun)
unwelcome burdensome difficulty
The state or characteristic of of being onerous.
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