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onerous

Law (of a contract, lease, etc.) having or involving burdens or obligations that counterbalance or outweigh the advantages
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292) Finally, penalties should be spaced so that the difference between two penalties' onerousness mirrors and calls attention to the difference between two crimes' seriousness.
In the case of unforeseeability, the two aforementioned characteristics of an event are less intense, thus making it more difficult to prevent excessive onerousness.
There are uncountable examples of this, but one in Basic and AIT that ticked us off to a degree out of proportion to its onerousness involved u.
Syair Siti Sianah teaches women the limitations of their rights and the onerousness of their responsibilities towards their husbands.
Does the onerousness of current anti-doping programmes outweigh the good they do?
The ethical command is inescapable, yes, but it is also unfulfillable: my obligation is infinite, and Levinasian ethics is thus onerousness itself.
At the same time, according to Lopez, Centeno and Fernandez Madrid (4), although gratuity is not presumed, there are circumstances that exclude onerousness, among which are amateur sports.
This is particularly true with respect to the nuisance cause of action, since, to a significant extent, a plaintiff's choice to pursue a public nuisance action for injunctive relief, as opposed to a private nuisance action for damages, will significantly mitigate the potential onerousness of the causation requirement.
They had dozens of people at every tax commission hearing to talk about the onerousness of the sales tax on the poor.