weighed down

weighed down
adjective
1. heavily burdened with work or cares
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bowed down with troubles

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found himself loaded down with responsibilities

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overburdened social workers

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weighed down with cares

Syn: ↑bowed down, ↑loaded down, ↑overburdened
Similar to: ↑burdened
2. full of; bearing great weight
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trees heavy with fruit

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vines weighed down with grapes

Syn: ↑heavy
Similar to: ↑full
Derivationally related forms: ↑heaviness (for: ↑heavy)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • weighed down — make his burden heavier, oppressed, ruled over …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be weighed down — be burdened, be oppressed, be troubled …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • weigh down — 1) PHRASAL VERB If something that you are wearing or carrying weighs you down, it stops you moving easily by making you heavier. [V n P] He wrenched off his sneakers. If they had to swim, he didn t want anything weighing him down... [V P n (not… …   English dictionary

  • weigh down — also[weight down] 1. To make heavy; cause to go down or bend with weight; overload. * /The evergreens are weighed down by the deep snow./ Often used with with or by . * /There are so many children in the back seat that they are weighing down the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weigh down — also[weight down] 1. To make heavy; cause to go down or bend with weight; overload. * /The evergreens are weighed down by the deep snow./ Often used with with or by . * /There are so many children in the back seat that they are weighing down the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weigh\ down — • weigh down • weight down 1. To make heavy; cause to go down or bend with weight; overload. The evergreens are weighed down by the deep snow. Often used with with or by . There are so many children in the back seat that they are weighing down… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • weight\ down — • weigh down • weight down 1. To make heavy; cause to go down or bend with weight; overload. The evergreens are weighed down by the deep snow. Often used with with or by . There are so many children in the back seat that they are weighing down… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • weigh down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms weigh down : present tense I/you/we/they weigh down he/she/it weighs down present participle weighing down past tense weighed down past participle weighed down 1) to make someone heavy and unable to move… …   English dictionary

  • weigh down — verb 1. be oppressive or disheartening to • Syn: ↑weigh on • Ant: ↑lighten • Hypernyms: ↑sadden • Verb Frames: Something s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

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