Burdensomely
Burdensome Bur"den*some, a. Grievous to be borne; causing uneasiness or fatigue; oppressive. [1913 Webster]

The debt immense of endless gratitude So burdensome. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Heavy; weighty; cumbersome; onerous; grievous; oppressive; troublesome. [1913 Webster] -- {Bur"den*some*ly}, adv. -- {Bur"den*some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • burdensomely — See burdensome. * * * …   Universalium

  • burdensomely — adv. in a troublesome manner, in a distressing manner; heavily, bulkily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • burdensomely — bur·den·some·ly …   English syllables

  • burdensomely — adverb : in a burdensome manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • burdensome — burdensomely, adv. burdensomeness, n. /berr dn seuhm/, adj. 1. oppressively heavy; onerous. 2. distressing; troublesome. 3. Naut. having a full hull form, as a merchant vessel built for capacity rather than speed. [1570 80; BURDEN1 + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • burdensomeness — See burdensomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • hardly — Synonyms and related words: a bit, a little, abnormally, arduously, at infrequent intervals, badly, barely, bitterly, burdensomely, by a hair, by an ace, by no means, closely, difficultly, energetically, ever so little, exiguously, faintly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heavily — Synonyms and related words: apathetically, aridly, barrenly, bleakly, bloodlessly, burdensomely, close, closely, coldly, colorlessly, compactly, cumbersomely, densely, dismally, dormantly, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heavy — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, Latinate, OK, Roscius, abeyant, abstruse, abundant, accented, ace high, actor, actress, acute, adamantine, adhesive, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, alveolar, ample, amylaceous, anesthetized, annoying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • laboriously — Synonyms and related words: ardently, arduously, assiduously, bec et ongles, burdensomely, difficultly, diligently, effortfully, energetically, fervently, hammer and tongs, hard, hardly, heart and soul, indefatigably, industriously, manfully,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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