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- adj. Burdensome
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- adj. Burdensome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Burdensome; grievous; heavy to be borne; oppressive: as, “the very burthenous earth,”
- Cumbersome; useless.
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But yet I would not haue you ignorant of this one thing, that I doe now part with Chanceler, not because I make little reckoning of the man, or that his maintenance is burdenous and chargeable vnto mee, but that you might conceiue and vnderstand my good will and promptitude for the furtherance of this businesse, and that the authoritie and estimation which hee deserueth may be giuen him.
Euery newe enterprise is in the begynnyinge burdenous, chardgeable, and heavie, and moste comonly hath many greate enemies; which is the cause that many goodd men, much affected to their contrie in wittie excellent enterprises, sincke and fainte under their burden.
The frye of the wandringe beggars of England, that growe upp ydly, and hurtefull and burdenous to this realme, may there be unladen, better bredd upp, and may people waste contries to the home and forreine benefite, and to their owne more happy state.
I make little reckoning of the man, or that his maintenance is burdenous and chargeable vnto mee, but that you might conceiue and vnderstand my good will and promptitude for the furtherance of this businesse, and that the authoritie and estimation which hee deserueth may be giuen him.
To what a cumberfome unwieldinefs And burdenous corpulence my love had grown!
I want to set it down, push it away, but instead I take another puff — smaller this time — and manage to pass the burdenous arm back to Pablo without another episode. “
_] He mainteined such a port and countenance in his dooings, that he would ride with a thousand horsses, by meanes whereof when he came to lie at abbeis and other places (bringing with him such a traine) he was verie burdenous vnto them, speciallie when he laie at their houses any space of time.
hey everyone. i have a problem that really needs to be resolved soon, because i feel like it's growing more and more powerful as years go by, and even though it's not really scaring me that much yet, it's a burdenous and downright bizarre phenomenon that i think might require some sort of professional help.