Friday, November 9, 2012

Onerous

Onerous [ ON-er-uh’ s, OH-ner- ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. arduous, burdensome or oppressive
2. legal obligations overshadowing advantages
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He found the onerous duties of being a Prime Minister too taxing and was secretly relieved when his party lost the parliamentary elections.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 We are talking about a standard verification package. This is not onerous; this is not unusual in terms of trying to verify activities that may have taken place.