- dropped his burden of firewood
- a heavy burden of guilt
- was a huge financial burden on his family
- a ship of a hundred tons burden
- worm burdens of cattle
- cancer burden
I don't wish to burden you with my problems.
burdened the dog with a little backpack
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to make (someone) hold or carry something heavy or accept or deal with something difficult : to put a heavy burden on (someone)
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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