burdensome


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bur·den·some

 (bûr′dn-səm)
adj.
1. Weighing much or hard to carry; heavy.
2. Causing hardship or distress.

bur′den·some·ly adv.
bur′den·some·ness n.
Synonyms: burdensome, onerous, oppressive, weighty
These adjectives apply to what causes one to feel weighed down, as with duties, difficulties, or hardships: the burdensome task of preparing a tax return; the onerous chores involved in maintaining a large house; oppressive policies that restricted citizens' freedom; the weighty concerns that troubled the jurors.

burdensome

(ˈbɜːdənsəm)
adj
hard to bear; onerous. Also: burdenous

bur•den•some

(ˈbɜr dn səm)

adj.
oppressive; onerous.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.burdensome - 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"
heavy - marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"

burdensome

adjective troublesome, trying, taxing, difficult, heavy, crushing, exacting, oppressive, weighty, onerous, irksome The outlay so far has not been too burdensome.

burdensome

adjective
Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
Translations
rasittavaraskas

burdensome

[ˈbɜːdnsəm] ADJgravoso, oneroso

burdensome

[ˈbɜːrdənsəm] adj (= onerous) [debt, load] → lourd(e)

burdensome

adj loadschwer; conditionlästig; taskmühsam; to be burdensomeeine Belastung darstellen

burdensome

[ˈbɜːdnsəm] adj (load, task) → pesante; (taxes, payment) → gravoso/a, oneroso/a
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But I lost the thread there, and dozed off to slumber, thinking about what a pity it was that men with such superb strength -- strength enabling them to stand up cased in cruelly burdensome iron and drenched with perspiration, and hack and batter and bang each other for six hours on a stretch -- should not have been born at a time when they could put it to some useful purpose.
Because I was poor, and burdensome, and she disliked me.
All others being excluded from the tent, this attendant relieved his master from the more burdensome parts of his armour, and placed food and wine before him, which the exertions of the day rendered very acceptable.
The loans it might be able to procure would be as limited in their extent as burdensome in their conditions.
The attempt has awakened fully the public attention to that important subject; and has led to investigations which must terminate in a thorough and universal conviction, not only that the constitution has provided the most effectual guards against danger from that quarter, but that nothing short of a Constitution fully adequate to the national defense and the preservation of the Union, can save America from as many standing armies as it may be split into States or Confederacies, and from such a progressive augmentation, of these establishments in each, as will render them as burdensome to the properties and ominous to the liberties of the people, as any establishment that can become necessary, under a united and efficient government, must be tolerable to the former and safe to the latter.
Heavily weighs on me at times the burdensome reflection that I cannot honestly say I am confident as to the exact shape of the once-seen, oft-regretted Cube; and in my nightly visions the mysterious precept, "Upward, not Northward", haunts me like a soul-devouring Sphinx.
It was not poverty which had broken her spirit; it was not a want of courage which rendered her poverty burdensome.
They had that burdensome heritage of foreign reminiscence with which so many Americans were saddled; but they carried it more easily than most of their country-people, and one knew they had lived in Europe only by their present exultation, never in the least by their regrets.
Narrow and burdensome and useless to anyone as his life now seemed to him, Prince Andrew on the eve of battle felt agitated and irritable as he had done seven years before at Austerlitz.
I fear I hurt you and made the day more burdensome.
He glanced about the room, and the thought of packing was burdensome.
One no longer becometh poor or rich; both are too burdensome.