Part of speech:
Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
Not harsh or severe in disciplining, punishing, judging, etc.; mild; merciful; clement
Complete in every particular:
Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
Stating opinion in an assertive or arrogant manner
Acting or performing with care and precision; meticulous:
Of or characteristic of ascetics or asceticism; self-denying; austere
The definition of burdensome is something that is hard to deal with, or that places too great of expectations.
Requiring the full application of one's abilities, attention, or resources:
Conforming to standards; proper:
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
The definition of harsh is someone or something unpleasant to the senses or feelings, or someone who is crude or extremely cruel.
Lacking mercy or leniency; harsh
Troublesome or oppressive; burdensome.
Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
Demanding great effort, ability, or endurance:
The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
The definition of stern is someone who is very serious or strict.
Containing much alcohol
The definition of trying is defined as an irritating person or thing.
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
Slack; of a loose texture; not rigid or tight
Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
Having a soft, pleasant taste or flavor; not strong, sour, bitter, biting, or sharp
Not compact or dense in arrangement or structure.
The definition of arduous is a way of describing something that is extremely tiring and difficult.
Requiring great physical exertion
Requiring much effort or attention:
Demanding great care, patience, effort, etc.; arduous
Requiring more than is reasonable; demanding; exacting
Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat:
Hard to lift or move because of great weight; weighty
Marked by or requiring long, hard work:
Difficult to travel over or through:
Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
Having considerable weight; heavy.
Faithful to the original:
The definition of faithful is someone who is loyal and reliable or someone with a strong religious belief.
In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
The definition of true is being loyal, something that is real, factually correct, accurate or provable.
Corresponding with reality or facts
Most commonly occurring
The definition of careful is someone or something that works or thinks in a cautious, thorough or thoughtful way.
(Obs.) Held in respect; honorable
Relating to, being, or having value reckoned by actual purchasing power:
Leaving little empty space through compression; compact:
Clearly developed or firmly decided:
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