adjective \ˈbər-dən-səm\

: causing difficulty or worry

Full Definition of BURDENSOME

:  imposing or constituting a burden :  oppressive <burdensome restrictions>

Examples of BURDENSOME

  1. The responsibility has become burdensome.
  2. <the burdensome living conditions that the early settlers had to endure>

First Known Use of BURDENSOME



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