- burden of proof,
- bureau de change
Origin of burdensome
Examples from the Web for burdensome
They'll take your jobs (never mind that you don't want to do the burdensome and humble jobs they are willing to do)!Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But recently the obligations have gotten significantly more tedious and burdensome.
People returning home from prison struggle to reconnect with their families, find work and adhere to burdensome parole conditions.
[T]he Agriculture Department abandoned the costly and burdensome review process it had applied to earlier claims.Do We Really Trust Government Bureaucracy to Handle Immigration Reform?|David Frum|April 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The best way to do this is to minimize the amount of burdensome regulation that we put on them.
But you know how I loved him, and how I felt for him, so it is hard for me to say it, but he is burdensome occasionally.Children of the Soil|Henryk Sienkiewicz
She was indeed fond of visiting her subjects, and perhaps subjected her nobles to a burdensome hospitality.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
How, then, can the necessity for burdensome, oppressive toil be more profitable for people?On the Significance of Science and Art|Count Lyof N. Tolstoi
The comfort she enjoyed, the affection and respect with which she was surrounded, were often burdensome to her conscience.Demos|George Gissing
He had the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our services light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil.Old Scrooge: A Christmas Carol in Five Staves.|Charles A. Scott