onerous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word onerous

(adj) not easily borne; wearing
Synonyms : burdensome , taxing
Example Sentence
  • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
  • my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests
  • a taxing schedule

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onerous

it sounds like on+er+us..that is ONUS.. when something is ON US ..we feel burdensome
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by kvsharat

Onerous= one+rous. If u assign much work on ONE person it will be ONErous for him
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by yokel

onerous....can be associated wid owners on us...who r trouble some
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by narenkumar

onerous = sound like owner = when they come to collect the rent you feel always burdensome.
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by rajpt_007

one-rassi.. a lot of things hanging from one string.. so becomes burdensome..
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by abhigyan91

This sounds like generous.... Which is not easy!!!
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by arvind_4

The asses complain: "Our OWNER always put burden on US."
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by marioM

OWNED US - like losing badly in a game of basketball
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by atav

Owner are burden Us
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one-rous in hindi one is 'ek' rous sounds like rasta i.e a path.. so dere is only " ek rasta" means one way out of difficult situation and it requires lot of effort bcoz its very tough....
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by waytogo

The burden is tied ON OUR ASS.
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by Jackery

Owner(PM) will be on us if we dont complete the assigned task in time. We may nt have completed bcoz it requires much effort and is difficult.
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by sameersrinivas90

think as owner.. becoming an owner is a difficult task and involves more effort
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by prasanthpriyanesan

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