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Synonyms for onus

noun burden
  • blame
  • blot
  • blur
  • brand
  • charge
  • culpability
  • duty
  • encumbrance
  • fault
  • guilt
  • incubus
  • liability
  • load
  • millstone
  • obligation
  • odium
  • oppression
  • responsibility
  • slur
  • spot
  • stain
  • stigma
  • task
  • tax
  • weight
  • bar sinister
  • black eye
  • deadweight

Antonyms for onus

  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blank
  • blessing
  • exculpation
  • exoneration
  • irresponsibility
  • praise
  • aid
  • help
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

burden

noun. mental weight; stress

burden of proof

noun. responsibility to prove something
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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