Indebtedness vs Onus - What's the difference?

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Indebtedness is a related term of onus.


As nouns the difference between indebtedness and onus

is that indebtedness is state of owing money; being in debt while onus is .

indebtedness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • State of owing money; being in debt.
  • The state of owing something or being under obligation to someone.
  • *2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 120-1:
  • *:Strong on administrative competence, the ministers as a group were united in their indebtedness to Fleury and in a collective mistrust of any putative successor from the court.
  • The amount owed.
  • All debts totalled.
  • onus

    English

    Noun

  • A legal obligation.
  • The onus is on the landlord to make sure the walls are protected from mildew.
  • (uncountable) Burden of proof, onus probandi
  • The onus is on those who disagree with my proposal to explain why.
  • Stigma.
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  • Blame.
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  • Responsibility; burden.
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