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Definition of the adjective burdensome

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adjective - degrees: more burdensome / most burdensome

  1. not easily borne; wearing
    • example: the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • synonyms of burdensome: onerous / taxing
    • similar: heavy

Alternative definition of the adjective burdensome


  1. Of or like a burden; arduous or demanding

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Google previewDictionary of Probation and Offender Management (2013)

by Rob Canton, David Hancock

The central challenge for communicative theorists is to explain why the communication of deserved censure should take the material form of burdensome punishment. Censure could be communicated by a suitably serious form of words (in a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy: Supplement (2012)

by Michael L. Coulter, Richard S. Myers, Joseph A. Varacalli

Medically assisted nutrition and hydration become morally optional when they cannot reasonably be expected to prolong life or when they would be ' excessively burdensome for the patient or [would] cause significant physical discomfort, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Burdensome usually implies mental as well as physical strain and often emphasizes the former (a burdensome tax) (burdensome Government regulations ...

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Where self-interest is suppressed, it is replaced by a burdensome system of bureaucratic control that dries up the wellspring of initiative and creativity. (Pope John Paul II)
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Scrabble value of B3U1R1D2E1N1S1O1M3E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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