burdensome burdensome  /ˈbɜr dən səm/


  • (adj) not easily borne; wearing



  1. But the new Journal of Social Issues paper suggests this dilemma has become less burdensome in the age of Tiger Woods and Barack Obama.
  2. It feels burdensome, of course.
  3. Another question, which remains to be answered, is whether Ford offers anything more for the most burdensome office in the world.


  1. Right Choice Transfer Redoubles Efforts to Assist Timeshare Owners in Wake of New Florida Law

    Right Choice Transfer, a California company with expertise in timeshare transfers, has announced today its guaranteed service to relieve timeshare owners of burdensome timeshare contracts will continue ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. To Have & To Not Hold: Shop 8 Crossbody Purses To Add To Your Accessory Collection

    Every girl loves a good compact bag! Crossbody purses are that intersection where simplicity and function seamlessly meet. The crossbody is a great ‘go-to’ for days when you want an easier alternative to your burdensome leather tote. They’re lightweight and …
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Atlanta Post

  3. Court: Iowa can demand political spending disclosures

    A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld an Iowa law requiring outside groups to promptly disclose details about their spending to support or oppose political candidates, but struck down other reporting requirements as overly burdensome.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register


  1. McCain said families would gain "the opportunity to trade a burdensome mortgage for a manageable loan that reflects the market value of their home."
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "We cannot conclude that the statute imposes 'excessively burdensome requirements' on any class of voters," Stevens said.
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: John Paul Stevens Source: ABC News

  3. "At the time of my appointment, I made clear that there could be no firm timetable for completion of this investigation," Mitchell said. "Understandably, for some, gathering the information I have requested has been burdensome and...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: George Mitchell Source: Forbes

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