Burden synonyms

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(Idiomatic) A persistent difficulty or something very annoying that will not go away.
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A burden; a weight to be carried.
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Something that is not convenient, something that bothers.
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To impose and collect a tax on (something).
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Transport of goods.
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(UK) A task imposed on a student as punishment.
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A difficult or annoying experience
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(Military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
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A distressful or dangerous situation.
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Anything hard to support or endure
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Anything hard to support or endure
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(Figuratively) A heavy responsibility that is difficult to bear.
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(Idiomatic) Something that one is associated with that keeps one from succeeding in what they want to achieve.
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Anything hard to support or endure
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(--- Law) Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
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The definition of hardship is adversity, or something difficult or unpleasant that you must endure or overcome.
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The manner, style, or tone of a speech, book, action, etc.
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To add a legal claim or other obligation
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To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
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To keep down by force
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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To put into a hamper.
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Handicap is defined as to cause a disadvantage.
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To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
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To load with or as if with cargo.
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The amount of electric charge contained in an object, particle, or region of space.
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To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.
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To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
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To put to test.
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To move in, out, or forward in a disorderly mass or group:
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The chorus or burden of a song repeated at the end of each verse or stanza.
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A measure of the heaviness of an object:
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A hot pack.
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To cause to become stuck and unable to progress.
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(Intransitive) To burst forth or dart, as lightning; to shine with, or like, lightning; to flash.
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To free (a person) from pain, discomfort, anxiety, etc.
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To get rid of
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A combination of items considered, offered, or sold as a unit:
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Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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The definition of a difficulty refers to something that hinders you or causes you to have to face challenges, or the state or condition of being challenged or having a hard time.
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A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
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An undesirable event such as an accident
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To break down or open by force:
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(Naut.) Designating the vessel responsible for taking action to avoid colliding with another vessel
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The definition of burdensome is something that is hard to deal with, or that places too great of expectations.
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Hard, difficult, demanding to handle or get around with.
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Weighted down, loaded sufficiently to make slow.
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Causing suffering; hard to bear; severe
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Of the nature of an impediment; hindering or obstructing.
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Causing hindrance; impeding.
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Obstructing or tending to obstruct
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(Law) Entailing more liabilities than benefits or imposing significant obligations.
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Subject to oppression.
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So strong as to be overwhelming:
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Slow or difficult to manage, especially because of complexity:
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(Idiomatic) A long-term impediment, burden, or curse.
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The freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle.
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A group in a classical Greek drama whose songs and dances present an exposition of or, in later tradition, a disengaged commentary on the action.
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A financial obligation, such as a mortgage, that is attached to or burdens a property right and is transferred with that right.
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The state or act of hindering something
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One of various of parasitic insects, especially Aphidiinae
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Something inflicted, as punishment
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A social, legal, or moral requirement, duty, contract, or promise that compels someone to follow or avoid a particular course of action.
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Something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress
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(Law) the burden of proof, the onus; the duty of a party in a legal proceeding to prove an assertion of fact; it includes both the burden of production and the burden of persuasion.
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Oppression is defined as treating people unfairly, especially with overuse of government power.
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The state or quality of being perplexed; puzzled or confused.
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Task is something that has to be done.
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The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
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Bother is defined as annoy, worry, or cause discomfort.
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Polite or formal way to say want.
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To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
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Above one's head; in the sky.
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To get into a saddle; mount a horse. Often used with up.
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(Informal) To subject to physiological or mental stress or strain. Often used with out :
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To show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given.
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To worry is defined as to feel anxiety or nervousness.
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Any aid given in times of need, danger, or disaster, as supplies sent into a flooded area
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The definition of help is aid that you request, or is someone who provides assistance.
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Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
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The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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The distance to which a vessel is carried off from her desired course by the wind, currents, or other causes.
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Meaning or import
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The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
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A material of a particular kind or constitution.
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An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
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General course or tendency
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Outward or lateral stress in a structure, as that exerted by an arch or vault.
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An amount of something that has been taken, especially of fish or illegal loot.
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Something, such as a tax or duty, that is imposed.
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(Christianity) The sign of the cross.
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Pain in the head, caused by stimulation of or pressure to any of various structures of the head, such as tissue covering the cranium, cranial nerves, or blood vessels. Headache can be a primary disorder, as in migraine or cluster headaches , or a common symptom associated with head injury or many illnesses such as acute infection, brain tumor or abscess, eye disorders such as glaucoma, dental disease, and hypertension.
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The state of being emotionally or intellectually devoted, as to a belief, a course of action, or another person:
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(Countable) An essential action, a must: something which is imperative.
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A time during which male elephants exhibit increased levels of sexual activity and aggressiveness (also musth)
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A condition of poverty or misfortune:
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(Slang) One that is very important or influential:
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(Cricket) The set number of balls bowled during a single turn at one end of the wicket
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The action of the verb to load.
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(Cinematography) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
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A significant feature of something.
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(Geology) The central portion of the earth below the mantle, beginning at a depth of about 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) and probably consisting of iron and nickel. It is made up of a liquid outer core and a solid inner core.
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The definition of gist is the main point.
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Archaic spelling of burden.
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The state or condition of being impeachable.
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(By extension) A large amount.
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The quantity, as of passengers or goods, that a van can carry.
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To impose too great or heavy a task or tasks upon
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To charge too much.
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(Intransitive) To exert downward pressure on one's abdomen, as in giving birth, forcing out feces, and some similar bodily maneuvers.
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To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.
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Depress is defined as to press down, make unhappy or less valuable.
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To retard or obstruct the progress of.
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To load excessively
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To subject to an excessive burden or strain.
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The definition of formidable is something that causes fear and is difficult to overcome.
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weight down with a load
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To relieve (oneself or one's soul, mind, etc.) by revealing or disclosing (something hard to bear, as guilt)
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