onerousness
noun see onerous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • onerousness — See onerously. * * * …   Universalium

  • onerousness — noun The quality of being onerous …   Wiktionary

  • onerousness — on·er·ous·ness || É‘nÉ™rÉ™snɪs / É’n n. quality of being onerous; state of being burdensome; oppressiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • onerousness — oner·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • onerousness — noun unwelcome burdensome difficulty • Syn: ↑burdensomeness, ↑heaviness, ↑oppressiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑oppressive (for: ↑oppressiveness), ↑onerous, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • burdensomeness — noun unwelcome burdensome difficulty • Syn: ↑heaviness, ↑onerousness, ↑oppressiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑oppressive (for: ↑oppressiveness), ↑onerous ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • heaviness — noun 1. the property of being comparatively great in weight (Freq. 2) the heaviness of lead • Syn: ↑weightiness • Ant: ↑lightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑weighty ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • oppressiveness — noun 1. unwelcome burdensome difficulty • Syn: ↑burdensomeness, ↑heaviness, ↑onerousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑oppressive, ↑onerous (for: ↑onerousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • onerous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French honereus, from Latin onerosus, from oner , onus burden; akin to Sanskrit anas cart Date: 14th century 1. involving, imposing, or constituting a burden ; troublesome < an onerous task > 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • onerous — onerously, adv. onerousness, onerosity /oh neuh ros i tee/, n. /on euhr euhs, oh neuhr /, adj. 1. burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship: onerous duties. 2. having or involving obligations or responsibilities, esp. legal ones,… …   Universalium

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