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encumbered

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in hindered, handicapped

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encumbered

verb
past tense of encumber

Synonyms & Antonyms of encumbered (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to place a weight or burden on
  • don't encumber your pack animal so much that it can hardly move

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“Encumbered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encumbered. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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