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ONEROUS

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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 


ONEROUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not easily borne; wearing

Synonyms:

burdensome; onerous; taxing

Context examples:

the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return / my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests / a taxing schedule

Similar:

heavy (marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness)


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