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burdensome

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of burdensome

  1. 1 difficult to endure the burdensome living conditions that the early settlers had to endure Synonyms of burdensome bitter, brutal, harsh, cruel, excruciating, grievous, grim, hard, hardhanded, heavy, inhuman, murderous, onerous, oppressive, rough, rugged, searing, severe, stiff, tough, tryingWords Related to burdensome austere, bleak, comfortless, discomforting, forbidding, inhospitable, spartan, uncomfortable; biting, inclement, intemperate, wild; rigorous, strict, stringent; agonizing, heartbreaking, heartrending, painful, wretched; crushing, grinding, overwhelming, wearing; insufferable, insupportable, intolerable, unbearable, unendurable; harrowing, tortuous; bad, disagreeable, hostile, unfriendly, unpleasantNear Antonyms of burdensome comfortable, cozy, luxurious, snug; agreeable, friendly, genial, hospitable, pleasant; peaceful, relaxing, reposeful, restful; bearable, endurable, painless, tolerable; balmy, calm, clement, gentle, mild, moderate, temperateAntonyms of burdensome easy, light, soft

  2. 2 requiring much time, effort, or careful attention the burdensome task of finishing the tax return Synonyms of burdensome arduous, demanding, challenging, exacting, grueling (or gruelling), killing, laborious, onerous, persnickety, taxing, toilsomeWords Related to burdensome difficult, formidable, hard, herculean, rough, rugged, stiff, strenuous, testing, tough; oppressive, trying; rigid, rigorous, severe, stern, strict, stringentNear Antonyms of burdensome easy, effortless, facile, simple, smoothAntonyms of burdensome light, nondemanding, unchallenging, undemanding



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