burden

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Noun[change]

Singular
burden

Plural
burdens

  1. Something heavy that you carry.
  2. A responsibility.
  3. Something that creates worry.

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Plain form
burden

Third-person singular
burdens

Past tense
burdened

Past participle
burdened

Present participle
burdening

  1. (transitive) To weigh down.
  2. (transitive) To load.

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