overburdened


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Synonyms for overburdened

heavily burdened with work or cares

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Oh, Father Time, lift with your kindly hands those bitter memories from off our overburdened hearts, for griefs are ever coming to us with the coming hours, and our little strength is only as the day.
He keeps no staff, only one middle-aged man, usually a little out at elbows, who sits in a high pew in the hall and is rarely overburdened with business.
The bed creaked beneath his weight, and with the exception of a few broken sounds, emerging, or, one might say, exploding, from his overburdened chest, absolute silence soon reigned in the chamber of Morpheus.
He told them that steps would be taken immediately to free his serfs- and that till then they were not to be overburdened with labor, women while nursing their babies were not to be sent to work, assistance was to be given to the serfs, punishments were to be admonitory and not corporal, and hospitals, asylums, and schools were to be established on all the estates.
So great were the number of slaves who waited upon the inhabitants of Phutra that none of us was apt to be overburdened with work, nor were our masters unkind to us.
The Reds will think just as I thought -- that you, being like nine out of ten of us, not overburdened with worldly wealth, had taken this way of earning an honest penny to help yourself through the year.
Her quaint gossip about herself and her occupations while Agnes had been away, acted as a relief to her mistress's overburdened mind.
Lynde, not being overburdened with perception, did not see this.
The "Cypria" begins with the first causes of the war, the purpose of Zeus to relieve the overburdened earth, the apple of discord, the rape of Helen.
She had the mental exclamation of the overburdened.
Our neighbours in this part of the world are not overburdened with brains.
They say the East Coast main line is not capable of taking traffic off the overburdened West Coast main line because it is filling up too.
The cargo was overburdened due to the import of fertilizers through Karachi port which left the export of cement through Karachi and Qasim ports 12 per cent short in comparison with March.
Even though the airport is roughly 80 miles north of New York City, the Port Authority has treated the facility as if it was within the fold of metropolitan transportation infrastructure and as a way to take the pressure off overburdened JFK, LaGuardia and Newark.
Until then, abstinence-only sex-ed will continue to be useless to minority children already overburdened with societal opprobrium in addition to the usual challenges of maturing.