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Meaning of BURDENSOME

Pronunciation:  'burdnsum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

BURDENSOME is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: heavy, onerous, taxing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bur"den*some\, a.
Grievous to be borne; causing uneasiness or fatigue;
oppressive.

      The debt immense of endless gratitude So burdensome.
                                               --Milton.

Syn: Heavy; weighty; cumbersome; onerous; grievous;
     oppressive; troublesome. -- {Bur"den*some*ly}, adv. --
     {Bur"den*some*ness}, n.

 
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 Related Terms: annoying, arduous, backbreaking, besetting, bothersome, crushing, cumbersome, cumbrous, demanding, distressing, effortful, encumbering, exacting, exhausting, exigent, forced, grievous, grinding, grueling, hampering, hard-earned, hard-fought, harsh, heavy, hefty, Herculean, impedimental, impeding, impeditive, incumbent, irksome, killing, labored, laborious, lumpish, massive, onerous, operose, oppressive, overburdensome, painful, plaguey, punishing, strained, strenuous, superincumbent, taxing, toilsome, tough, troublesome, trying, tyrannous, unwieldy, uphill, vexatious, wearing, wearisome, wearying, weighty, worrisome, worrying
 

 

 

 

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