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Synonyms for burdensomeness

unwelcome burdensome difficulty

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For his measurement tools, he used the Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation and the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire, which features separate scales to look at perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness.
Burdensomeness arises from a sense that one is a liability and not fulfilling expectations or obligations.
In sum, we consider that the desire for suicide arises from failed belongingness or perceived burdensomeness and that it may be acted on by individuals who have practiced or thought realistically about ending their lives.
Unfortunately" Arendt writes, Kipling's "presentation lacked the innate truth of ancient legends," since contrary to his claim that imperialism was an altruistic task whose burdensomeness was not cared about, understood, or seen by anyone else, "the world cared and knew and saw how they [the British imperialists] did it [built the Empire]," and "no such tale could ever have convinced the world that they [the British imperialists] did not 'get anything out of that little job'" (209).
And even when the States are not forced to absorb the costs of implementing a federal program, they are still put in the position of taking the blame for its burdensomeness and for its defects.
These include: burdensomeness of the disclosures and recordkeeping the inclusion release would require from shareholder-proponents, and its potential for torpedoing routine shareholder-company communication.
The "mortification" and "vivification" in which puritans spoke of the "two parts of repentance"--the "slaying" of sin and the living unto righteousness--were matters of obedience to divine command; but the burdensomeness of the holy walk might be ameliorated by a Pauline affectivity: repentance vouchsafed opportunity to "feele the power of [Christ's] death, and the vertue of his resurrection; .
Within Catholicism there is a long-standing tradition that no one is obligated to use "extraordinary" or disproportionate means of life support, evaluated in terms of the condition of the patient, the usefulness and burdensomeness of a treatment, and, to a lesser degree, cost.
Without commenting on the discoverability of the information under ordinary civil rules (such as questions over the reasonableness and burdensomeness of the discovery), the Court held that the requested information was forbidden to be disclosed because of the Gramm--Leach--Biley Act ("GLBA"), which prohibits the release by financial institutions of private information absent an exception to the bar on disclosure.
They manipulated the undue burden test by tinkering with the relevant pool of women to be considered in assessing the burdensomeness of each restriction.
The potential problems reside primarily in the vagueness of the definitional aspects and the burdensomeness of the determination.
Some critical debate is possible as to whether there is any repressed resentment implicit in Elia's final image of prosaic daily reality--the "faithful" aspect of Bridget, as the persona for Lamb's unstable sister Mary, perhaps ironically implying burdensomeness.
So a physician's moral grounds for rejecting euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide will--at least partially--reflect a social refusal to acknowledge the legitimacy of such feelings of burdensomeness and meaninglessness in a culture that denies women's competency.
The court did not find harassment at all; indeed, the court issued the protective order "out of concern less for the potential for harassment than for the possibility of duplication, inconvenience, and burdensomeness.
He notes that while many individuals may experience profound feelings of burdensomeness and isolation, leading to thoughts of suicide or a wish for death, few act on their feelings.