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1. onus

noun. ['ˈoʊnəs'] an onerous or difficult concern.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • load
  • concern
  • incumbrance
  • dead weight
  • pill
  • imposition
  • worry
  • headache
  • fardel
  • encumbrance

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • empty
  • unconcern
  • reassure

Etymology

  • onus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Onus

  • petronas
  • kotsonis'
  • kotsonis
  • slowness
  • jonas

How do you pronounce onus?

Pronounce onus as ˈoʊnəs.

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Sentences with onus


1. Noun, singular or mass
If any of the listed exceptions are present, the onus may fall on you, not the bank.

2. Adjective, comparative
Allowing them to identify what they want or need to discuss can take the onus off of you.

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