Definition of Onerousness

1. Noun. Unwelcome burdensome difficulty.

Exact synonyms: Burdensomeness, Heaviness, Oppressiveness
Generic synonyms: Difficultness, Difficulty
Derivative terms: Burdensome, Heavy, Heavy, Onerous, Oppressive



Definition of Onerousness

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of of being onerous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Onerousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onerousness

oneitis
oneliness
oneling
onely
onement
oneness
onenesses
oner
onerary
oneration
onerier
oneriest
onerosity
onerous
onerously
onerousness
onerousnesses
oners
onery
ones
ones' complement
ones' complements
onescore
oneself
onesey-twosey
onesided
onesidedness
onesie
onesie-twosie
onesies

Literary usage of Onerousness

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1. The History of France from the Earliest Times to 1848 by Guizot (Fran├žois), Witt (Henriette Elizabeth) (1885)
"When all these great malcontents saw Louis' popularity on the decline ^and the king engaged abroad in divers political designs full of onerousness or ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"Then we quickly realized the hollowness and onerousness of the notable expedient of barricading our frontier against Russia with money-bags. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"I answered, in the same vein, that whatever the onerousness, it was but a slight and insufficient penalty of the mass of the obloquy of American presidents ..."

4. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"The Government of Greece strongly urges the onerousness of the duty here imposed upon the currants of that country, amounting to 100 per cent or more of ..."

5. The history of France, tr. by R. Black. (Vol. 6-8 ed. by madame de Witt). by Fran├žois Pierre G. Guizot (1873)
"When all these great malcontents saw Louis' popularity on the decline and the king engaged abroad in divers political designs full of onerousness or ..."

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