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overburden

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verb over·bur·den \-ˈbər-dən\

Simple Definition of overburden

  • : to give (someone or something) too much work, worry, etc. : to burden (someone or something) too much

Full Definition of overburden

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to place an excessive burden on

Examples of overburden

  1. She overburdened me with work.

  2. Why overburden yourself when people are offering to help?



1532

First Known Use of overburden

1532

Rhymes with overburden


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overburden

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noun over·bur·den \ˈō-vər-ˌbər-dən\

Definition of overburden

  1. :  material overlying a deposit of useful geological materials or bedrock



1855

First Known Use of overburden

1855



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