Onerous in a Sentence

Definition of Onerous

involving great effort and difficulty

Use Onerous in a sentence

Taking care of the puppy is an onerous task.

When Jack agreed to help his father cut the grass, he did not realize the chore would be so onerous.

The flight attendant was not prepared to deal with the onerous passenger.

While the assignment seems simple, in reality, it is quite onerous.

Wesley found his new job onerous.

What can I do to make the move less onerous for you?

Even though the computer will speed up our research efforts, the project will still be onerous.

Despite his rigid training, the athlete was unprepared to handle the onerous terrain.

Because of overcrowding, it has become too onerous for the prison guards to keep track of all the convicts.

Handling security in a nightclub can be an onerous job.

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Onerous synonyms

difficult, demanding, trying, laborious, burdensome, taxing, exhausting, oppressive, strenuous

Onerous antonyms

easy, effortless, simple, trivial