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onerous

adjective

1 onerous

Not easily borne; wearing:
— My duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests.

synonyms: burdensome, taxing.

Roget 706: hindering etc. v.; obstructive, obstruent; impeditive, impedient; intercipient; prophylactic etc. (remedial) 662; impedimentary.    in the way of, ... show more

Roget 830: causing pain, hurting etc. v.; hurtful etc. (bad) 649; painful; dolorific, dolorous; unpleasant; unpleasing, ... show more

Roget 704: difficult, not easy, hard, tough; troublesome, toilsome, irksome; operose, laborious, onerous, arduous, Herculean, formidable; sooner said than done; ... show more

Roget 649: hurtful, harmful, scathful, baneful, baleful; injurious, deleterious, detrimental, noxious, pernicious, mischievous, full of mischief, mischief-making, malefic, ... show more




Moby thesaurus: Herculean, annoying, arduous, arduously, backbreaking, besetting, bothersome, burdensome, burdensomely, crushing, cumbersome, cumbrous, demanding, difficult, difficultly, effortful, encumbering, exacting, exhausting, exigent ... show more.

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