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Synonyms for burdensome
ˈbɜr dn səmbur·den·some

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  1. burdensomeadjective

    Of or like a burden; arduous or demanding

    Synonyms:
    onerous, taxing, arduous, demanding, exacting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. burdensome, onerous, taxingadjective

    not easily borne; wearing

    "the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule"

    Synonyms:
    onerous, taxing

    Antonyms:
    light

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. burdensomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    heavy, oppressive, onerous

  2. burdensomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    troublesome, grievous, hard to bear

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "burdensome":

    onerous, cumbersome, heavy, costly, expensive, binding, tedious, bulky

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How to use burdensome in a sentence?

  1. Scott Angelle:

    At the same time, we are equally dedicated to addressing overly burdensome regulations and, even more so, to amending or eliminating regulations that may decrease safety or increase the chances of environmental harm.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If you want to forget something, you've to learn to let go. If you dislike something, you must let go that thing. If you don't, that very thing will live with you for ever, carved in your mind, and flowing in your veins. Time and Life are extremely precious to waste on something you dislike. So let go the things that are heavy and burdensome, the things that you dislike. Let your journey continue - upwards and onwards!

  3. Donald Trump:

    Our slow and burdensome approval process at the Food and Drug Administration keeps too many advances, like the one that saved Megan's life, from reaching those in need, if we slash the restraints, not just at the FDA but across our government, then we will be blessed with far more miracles like Megan.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    There is this tension. I don't fully understand it. I think it's as much psychological, maybe more than political, as to what people are yearning for. I mean, freedom is burdensome. It's hard getting up and taking responsibility for yourself and trying to make all these decisions.

  5. Andrew Tyrie:

    Getting it right - securing better protection for consumers and markets while at the same time ensuring they don't make life unduly burdensome for business, from which everyone would ultimately be the loser - is a big undertaking. The Committee will want assurance from the FCA that it is up to the job.

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