meaning of burdensome

burdensome meaning in General Dictionary

Grievous to-be borne causing uneasiness or tiredness oppressive

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  • maybe not quickly borne; using
  • Grievous to-be borne; causing uneasiness or weakness; oppressive.

burdensome meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1570s, from burden (n.1) + -some (1). Earlier was burdenous (1520s). Relevant: Burdensomeness.


burdensome meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Grievous to-be borne; causing uneasiness or weakness; oppressive.


Sentence Examples with the word burdensome

Exceedingly burdensome services were required in the seasons when farming processes are, as it were, at their height - in the seasons of mowing and reaping, when every day is of special value and the working power of the farm hands is strained to the utmost.

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