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Onerous

onerous adj

1 : excessively burdensome or costly
2 : involving a return benefit, compensation, or consideration [an donation] used chiefly in the civil law of Louisiana see also onerous contract at contract compare gratuitous



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.