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Synonyms for onerousness

unwelcome burdensome difficulty

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Beyond helping to discern and adjust penalty scales in light of inhumane punishments and violations of cardinal proportionality, just desert theory supplies guidance for how to identify penalties of equivalent punitive bite or onerousness. If, in our example above, the jurisdiction failed to provide a safer housing arrangement in which to confine inmates with major mental disorders, then it would need to identify alternative penalties to substitute for terms of imprisonment for various crimes.
The termination of the contract may be requested only if the subsequent onerousness falls in the category of the normal randomness of the contract.
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.
However, it is noteworthy that many of the students reported having little understanding of the duration or onerousness of the path to a permanent position.
explored the effects of the onerousness of an initial request on the
The idea that the "onerousness" of government action might be dispositive in takings cases is in keeping with the Scalian view, since it makes what the claimant has lost the focus of the takings analysis.
2003) (mentioning also problems with trying to collect from class members, onerousness of imposing liability on class representative, and possible threat to zealous pursuit of class's claims).
What is remarkable is that, despite the onerousness of freedom (it imposes obligations on us to respect the rights of others, and therefore restraints on our behavior, as much as it enables us to do what we want), freedom has managed to hold its own, and even to expand in places where it was effectively unknown.
Is the onerousness of the conditions that one's compliance or violation of the contract would evoke, is the response proportionate, and does that make sense to me in terms of what I did?
But unless the government of India reduces the volume and onerousness of its laws and regulations, makes them accessible and intelligible to businesspeople, and curtails the discretionary powers of the bureaucracy, the industry's potential will not be realized.