Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun imposition

2 senses of imposition

Sense 1
imposition, infliction -- (the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo))
       => enforcement -- (the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to)

Sense 2
imposition -- (an uncalled-for burden; "he listened but resented the imposition")
       => burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus -- (an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind")

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