Definition of burdensome in English:

burdensome

Line breaks: bur¦den|some
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːdns(ə)m
 
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adjective

1Difficult to carry out or fulfil; taxing: the burdensome responsibilities of professional life
More example sentences
  • She's the executive director, meaning she must endure two recurring messages, both burdensome in their own ways.
  • Given the overwhelming needs of multiply diagnosed consumers, coordinating treatment among treatment providers can be burdensome.
  • Strategically located naval bases capable of berthing the carriers would also have to be constructed, adding to the already burdensome bill.
Synonyms
onerous, oppressive, troublesome, weighty, worrisome, vexatious, irksome, trying, crushing, inconvenient, awkward, a nuisance; harsh, severe, stiff, stringent, formidable, an imposition; arduous, strenuous, rigorous, uphill, difficult, hard, laborious, Herculean, exhausting, tiring, taxing, demanding, punishing, gruelling, back-breaking, exacting, wearing, stressful, wearisome, fatiguing
1.1Undesirably restrictive: bureaucratically burdensome assessment procedures
More example sentences
  • Many fail, crushed by competition, starved by high costs or strangled by burdensome regulations. "
  • Access to contraception of all types is particularly burdensome for rural teens.
  • Furthermore, national income has been inadequate to repay the country's burdensome debts.

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