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Definitions for burdensome
ˈbɜr dn səmbur·den·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. burdensome(Adjective)

    Of or like a burden; arduous or demanding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burdensome(adj)

    grievous to be borne; causing uneasiness or fatigue; oppressive

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burdensome in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burdensome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of burdensome in a Sentence

  1. Chas Roy-Chowdhury:

    We do not wish to see the EU become a destination which businesses consider too reputationally risky and administratively burdensome in which to invest.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    There is this tension. I don't fully understand it. I think it's as much psychological, maybe more than political, as to what people are yearning for. I mean, freedom is burdensome. It's hard getting up and taking responsibility for yourself and trying to make all these decisions.

  3. Justice Anthony Kennedy:

    It can render litigation more burdensome for everyone involved.

  4. Glass Lewis in its report:

    We do not believe that adoption of this proposal would be overly burdensome for the company.

  5. Andrew Tyrie:

    Getting it right - securing better protection for consumers and markets while at the same time ensuring they don't make life unduly burdensome for business, from which everyone would ultimately be the loser - is a big undertaking. The Committee will want assurance from the FCA that it is up to the job.

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