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burdened \bur"dened\ adj. bearing a heavy load; as, a hiker burdened with a heavy backpack.

Syn: heavy-laden, laden, weighed down.


vb. (en-past of: burden)

  1. adj. bearing a heavy burden of work or difficulties or responsibilities; "she always felt burdened by the load of paper work" [ant: unburdened]

  2. bearing a physically heavy weight or load; "tree limbs burdened with ice"; "a heavy-laden cart"; "loaded down with packages" [syn: heavy-laden, loaded down]

Usage examples of "burdened".

Fast-moving hunters, traveling light and unencumbered by heavily burdened women, could pick and choose among the several varieties of game and reach the steppes easily in far less than half a morning.

Mog-ur so I can provide for Iza and the girl, rather than have one hunter burdened with them?

burdened sinner, son of man in rags and terror: What has burdened thee so?

Our Lord had crowds of such men always running after Him, and He threw off this rapid portrait from hundreds of men and women who caused discredit to fall on His name and His work, and burdened His heart continually.

Up this way, therefore, did burdened Christian run, but not without great difficulty, because of the load on his back.

And thus, that being so, burdened and bowed down to the earth as our pilgrim was, he was on the sure way, sooner or later, to deliverance.

The nagging weight of fear that had burdened my heart for the last weeks had eased.

Mohawk, men and women both, all on foot, burdened with the usual bundles of traveling gear.

Inez was assigned to help the two men carrying Singer, for each of them was also burdened with his baggage.

The mule was probably bad-tempered because it was burdened with the big Hotchkiss machine gun and ammunition boxes too.

The guerrillas, plodding slowly and burdened with their sick, followed the smell of the warm deer and the trail of its freshly spilled blood.

Chinese, grotesquely attired, and heavily burdened, came thronging along the well worn trail which led from the arterial highways of the coast.

She had burdened Jenny, sitting on her other side, with the huge valise she required for one night ashore.