onerous

Onerous is an adjective that is used describe that which is causing hardship. Difficult and unpleasant to deal with. Burdensome, oppressive, troublesome.

Examples:

  1. His current ‘onerous’ situation, is the key for him to grow into the man he is destined to be.
  2. He has a has a ‘onerous’ relationship with fellow shareholder, which causes constant disputes.
  3. She has stated that the government has put students into ‘onerous’ predicaments, having made the costs of studying extremely high.

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