burden

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɜːrdən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɝdən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bûrdn)


burden
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Sense: Noun: anything hard to support or endure
Synonyms:
trouble , trial , worry , hardship , weight , load , heavy load, difficulty , responsibility , cross to bear, encumbrance, care , strain , thorn , imposition, millstone, impediment, inconvenience , misfortune, affliction, duty , bitter pill, yoke , guilty conscience
Antonyms:
blessing , asset , benefit , comfort , advantage , assistance , help , relief , aid
Sense: Noun: something carried
Synonyms:
load , weight , freight , pack , package , cargo , heavy load
Sense: Verb: weigh down
Synonyms:
weigh down, load with, load down with, weigh heavily on, worry , bog down, overload , encumber, hamper , overwhelm , trouble , vex, hinder , strain , saddle with (informal), hold back, task with, overtask, tax , overtax, make demands on, drag down, charge , overcharge, try , crush , force , pile on (informal), cripple , inconvenience
Antonyms:
unburden, lighten, relieve , unload, help out, help , assist , lighten sb's load, alleviate

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