Definitions For Onus


  • An onerous or difficult concern
  • The responsibility for something

Is Onus a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Onus is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Onus in a Sentence

  • Hoping to avoid the onus of failure by lowering expectations ahead of time
  • He perpetually tries to shift the onus for any mistakes onto other team members

Synonyms for Onus

Antonyms for Onus

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