Onus in a sentence

Definition of Onus

A legal obligation. | (uncountable) Burden of proof, onus probandi | Stigma.

Short Example Sentence for Onus

  • 1. The onus of proof lay with the opposite side.
  • 2. He would not have put an onus like that upon them.
  • 3. In your bringing her there, lies the onus of her claim.
  • 4. The onus is on them to show that the dividends have been paid out of profits.

How to use Onus in a Sentence?

  • 1. Realizing that he must take on himself the onus of decision, he gave a quiet look round.
  • 2. Milly Neal should not put the onus of her own recklessness and immorality upon him.
  • 3. Veluti iuvenca vitans onus indomita iugi: Rapidae ducem sequuntur Gallae properipedem.
  • 4. Esse levis quicunque voles, onus accipe Christi: Ala tuis humeris, non onus, illud erit.
  • 5. Shorty saw this, and with his customary impudence determined to put the onus of recognition on the other side.
  • 6. The death of this person had occurred by an inadvertence, and accident had thrown on me the onus of disposing of the remains.
  • 7. If they are not these, we call them tomboys, still casting the onus of sinfulness upon the other sex.
  • 8. The whole onus of work here is on my shoulders; every one comes to me for advice and assistance, which is purely absurd.
  • 9. Whatever Esme's responsibility, he did not believe that she would shirk the onus of it.
  • 10. In some curious way she felt as though he had thrown the whole onus of coming to a decision, unaided by advice, upon her shoulders.
  • 11. The Christian forces of the Empire have the onus of maintaining the national outlook at this high level.
  • 12. Duzentos contos tinham sido aliviados ao onus da despeza, quando as hostilidades, pouco tempo clandestinas, romperam clamorosas.