Onus Definition

ōnəs
noun
A difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden.
Webster's New World
Responsibility for a wrong; blame.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Onus

Noun

Singular:
onus
Plural:
onuses

Origin of Onus

  • From Latin onus (“burden").

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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