Pronunciation: (on'ur-us, ō'nur-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/onerous.html on line 83 [key]
1. burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship: onerous duties.
2. having or involving obligations or responsibilities, esp. legal ones, that outweigh the advantages: an onerous agreement.
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