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burdensome

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2 requiring much time, effort, or careful attention

  • the burdensome task of finishing the tax return
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onerous, burdensome, oppressive, exacting mean imposing hardship. onerous stresses being laborious and heavy especially because distasteful.
    • the onerous task of cleaning up the mess
burdensome suggests causing mental as well as physical strain.
    • burdensome responsibilities
oppressive implies extreme harshness or severity in what is imposed.
    • the oppressive tyranny of a police state
exacting implies rigor or sternness rather than tyranny or injustice in the demands made or in the one demanding.
    • an exacting employer


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