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unburdened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

no longer burdened with something unpleasant or painful
  • now unburdened of his painful secret, he felt free for the first time in years

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unburdened

verb
past tense of unburden

Synonyms & Antonyms of unburdened (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to empty or rid of cargo
  • the crew was frantically unburdening the ship in an attempt to save it

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2 to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers
  • a generous friend unburdened her of that particular financial worry

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The first known use of unburdened was in 1548

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“Unburdened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unburdened. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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