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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unwelcome burdensome difficulty.

Usage examples (9)
  • Adjective : onerous duties. ,an onerous agreement
  • Beyond which, where in the history or text of the amendment would the length/onerousness criteria arise?
  • The Government of Greece strongly urges the onerousness of the duty here imposed upon the currants of that country, amounting to 100 per cent or more of their market value.
  • In the case of labor, the "cost" consists of the level of training and skill required, hours worked, and the onerousness and riskiness of the working conditions and the... for more
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