imposition

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an excessive, unwelcome burden

Synonyms for imposition

the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)

an uncalled-for burden

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But with this thrill welled a wave of resentment over what he considered a preposterous imposition.
Eager objected, saying that here was the thin edge of the wedge, and one must guard against imposition.
But the majority of people are so intensely lazy and timid, that they prefer to encourage the imposition by giving in to it rather than put an end to it by the exertion of a little firmness.
But he felt that it was an imposition for an employer, because he bought the time of an employee in working hours, to presume in any way upon any of the rest of that employee's time.
Ugh, you little imposition, I should like to--quite ready, my darling,--humbug--Ring up, Mrs G.
This scheme was contrived by the lady, and highly relished by Jones, who was indeed glad to have a prospect of seeing his Sophia at any rate; and the lady herself was not a little pleased with the imposition on Sophia, which Jones, she thought, could not possibly discover to her for his own sake.