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Synonyms for burden

Synonyms for burden

something carried physically

something hard to bear physically or emotionally

a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

to place a burden or heavy load on

the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

the general sense or significance, as of an action or statement

Synonyms for burden

the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

the central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse

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weight down with a load

impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

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Illinois tops the list with a total liability burden equal to 28% of personal income, followed by Connecticut, Kentucky, New Jersey, Alaska and Massachusetts.
This should awaken us to the truth: God allows us to experience hardships and carry burdens -- because they help us grow stronger -- but God does not give us burdens beyond what we can carry.
The data was collected from the attendants of patients receiving dialysis, and caregiver burden was measured using the Zarit Burden Interview questionnaire.
Overall, the burden from cancer lessened between 2003 and 2011-down by 10%-and this same pattern was seen across most individual cancer types,' Ms Gourley said.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and to identify the predictors of caregiver burden caring for functionally impaired elderly registered at Dhahran Armed Forces hospital and King Fahad Military Medical Complex Home Services, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
Avoidance coping was strongly associated with burden, distress and high expressed emotion.
Even though household credit has risen, the debt burden has not.
Chief executive Jeremy Burden said: "Over the past few years Burdens has increased it's turnover and logistics capabilities by 100 per cent, a major achievement during what is one of the most severe recessions in the industry.
Physicians are more concerned about the burden of taking call than about how much they get paid for providing coverage at hospital emergency departments, according to a survey by the American Medical Group Association and a consulting firm.
Respondents said that the ad vent of hospitalists--which they regarded as favorable--was a potentially important way to reduce call burden.
According to the survey, when physicians were asked to choose between reduced call burden or payment, 58% of those surveyed said it was more important to reduce call burden.
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COVENTRY has a new national champion after swimmer James Burden took gold at the British Gas National Youth Championships in Sheffield.
Kenneth Leroy Burden, who owns several companies tied to real estate, filed for personal bankruptcy and listed only $283,907 in assets.
My crown will one day go to the one who first returns bearing his burden like a king should.