The definition of arduous is a way of describing something that is extremely tiring and difficult.
The definition of burdensome is something that is hard to deal with, or that places too great of expectations.
Requiring much effort or attention:
Making severe demands; rigorous:
Requiring more than is reasonable; demanding; exacting
Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat:
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
Hard to lift or move because of great weight; weighty
Marked by or requiring long, hard work:
(Law) Entailing more liabilities than benefits or imposing significant obligations.
Hard to put up with; causing great discomfort or fatigue
Harsh, severe, or demanding:
Difficult to travel over or through:
The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
The definition of trying is defined as an irritating person or thing.
Having considerable weight; heavy.
Very busy; industrious
Characterized by or requiring toil.
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