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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burdensome  \Bur"den*some\,  a. 
  Grievous  to  be  borne;  causing  uneasiness  or  fatigue; 
  oppressive. 
 
  The  debt  immense  of  endless  gratitude  So  burdensome. 
  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Heavy;  weighty;  cumbersome;  onerous;  grievous; 
  oppressive;  troublesome.  --  {Bur"den*some*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Bur"den*some*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  burdensome 
  adj  :  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" 
  [syn:  {onerous},  {taxing}] 




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