|part of speech:
||unwanted, unpleasant, and burdensome.
Having to notify families of the death of loved ones was one of the onerous duties of his job.
- burdensome, oppressive, taxing, weighty
- easy, effortless
- similar words:
- arduous, cumbersome, demanding, heavy, irksome, laborious, painful, trying, unpleasant, unwanted, wearisome
||difficult, oppressive, troublesome
||onerously (adv.), onerousness (n.)