Another word for burden
Anything hard to support or endure
encumbrance, trouble, thorn in the flesh, onus, weary load, heavy load, weight, millstone, albatross around one's neck, cross to bear, impediment, imposition, inconvenience, hardship, trial, strain, responsibility; see also affliction, difficulty 2, duty 2, misfortune 1.
weigh down, encumber, cumber, oppress, overwhelm, hinder, hamper, strain, load with, saddle with, task with, handicap, obligate, lade, tax, charge, overtask, afflict, vex, try, trouble, pile, overcharge, overburden, bear down, bog down, crush, depress, impede, overload, overtax, load down with, make heavy; see also force 1, hinder, oppress.
Another word for burdennoun
The thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse:aim, drift, intent, meaning, purport, substance, tendency, tenor, thrust. See meaning
The general sense or significance, as of an action or statement:amount, drift, import, purport, substance, tenor. Idioms: sum and substance, sum total. See meaning
Something carried physically:cargo, freight, haul, load. (Sports) impost. See heavy, over
Something hard to bear physically or emotionally:affliction, cross, trial, tribulation. See heavy, over
A duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship:millstone, onus, tax, weight. (Informal) headache. See heavy, over
An act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion:charge, commitment, duty, imperative, must, need, obligation, responsibility. See obligation