Etymology
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burdensome (adj.)

"heavy, wearisome," 1570s, from burden (n.1) + -some (1). Earlier was burdenous (1520s). Related: Burdensomeness.

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Definitions of burdensome

burdensome (adj.)
not easily borne; wearing; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests";
the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
Synonyms: onerous / taxing
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Dictionary entries near burdensome

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