unburden oneself

Definition of unburden oneself

:to talk about something that is causing one to feel worried, guilty, etc.
  • When she asked what was bothering him, he welcomed the opportunity to unburden himself.

Word by Word Definitions

unburden play
  1. : to free or relieve from a burden

  2. : to relieve oneself of (cares, fears, worries, etc.) : cast off

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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