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Dictionary entry overview: What does onerous mean?
• ONEROUS (adjective)
The adjective ONEROUS has 1 sense:
1. not easily borne; wearing
Familiarity information: ONEROUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||onerous [BACK TO TOP]|
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)
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