burden

All Noun
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  • Typically it will lead to a time burden of at least two hours.
  • Finally it became a burden, even though so much of it had already been written down.
  • The marriage was a burden in her life; he only married her for her money.
  • Why should he be burdened with that old man when he could hardly make his own living? Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • I don't see why such burdens have to be put upon people. Cited from The Love Affairs of an Old Maid, by Lilian Bell
  • How easy other people's burdens seem to us compared with our own! Cited from Pushing to the Front, by Orison Swett Marden
  • He is not felt as a burden for God is light, very light.
  • The burden on the areas he passed through were sometimes great.
  • Either process burdens the heart and may lead to serious problems including heart failure.
  • All these burdens were taken off the poor and laid on the rich. Cited from The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08, by Titus Livius
  • Five friends have been burdened with dead-end lives and no future.
  • How easy other people's burdens seem to us compared with our own. Cited from Architects of Fate, by Orison Swett Marden
  • Nevertheless, they had to bear the main financial burden of running the town.
  • They have to carry all the heavy burdens, and do the hard work. Cited from By Canoe and Dog-Train, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • Determined not to become a similar burden to her own child, she tells her son his mother is dead.
  • I don't want to be a burden on my family.
  • It was natural that he should not want to be burdened with her family. Cited from Life and Gabriella, by Ellen Glasgow
  • It is the spirit of the camp for each man to bear his own burdens. Cited from The Plattsburg Manual, by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • Poor fellow, he was only twenty-two -- and to be burdened with a family! Cited from Short Stories of Various Types, ed. by Laura F. Freck
  • The burdens of office could take up to a third of their time during busy seasons.
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Meaning of burden

  • noun An onerous or difficult concern
    the burden of responsibility, that's a load off my mind
  • noun The central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse
  • verb Weight down with a load