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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BURDENSOME

And the burdensome one is toilsome, while the delightsome one is pleasurable.

Nay, I'll keep it myself, and not trouble thee with what proved too burdensome for myself.

The rent of your ditch is high, the expenses of travel are burdensome.

I do not want to storm at the man who made her life so burdensome.

It is because we do not accept the commandments that the commandments are burdensome.

She was told that she was a burden, and she desired to cease to be burdensome.

That not telling of the will had been burdensome to him only because of the danger of discovery.

Their weight, too, was so great that it was burdensome to carry them in any manner.

How burdensome that of elector must be, the list of elections will show.

Your duties are daily becoming more and more numerous and burdensome.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from burden (n.1) + -some (1). Earlier was burdenous (1520s). Related: Burdensomeness.

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