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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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Fitch's calculations showed a modest year-over-year increase in median state long-term liability burdens at 6% of 2016 personal income compared to 5.
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.
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Birmingham-based Burdens, working with investment company a2e Venture Catalysts, secured a refinancing of its facilities and arranged a composite pounds 81 million loan facility.
The future king replied thoughtfully, "I suppose when I helped others carry their burdens, I found the strength to carry my own.
All these burdens severely tax the family member's coping and adjustment abilities and the strain frequently results in anxiety, guilt, and depression (Stengard, 2002).
Green, (29) details the shifting burdens in a Title VII discrimination case.
Nonetheless, it remains true that the potential costs and burdens that nonparties will face in dealing with electronically stored information raise distinct issues that are not often prominent in party discovery.
In states that provide for the imposition of local sales and use taxes, destination-based sourcing for intrastate sales can create significant burdens for sellers.
Further, because the underlying assets are already fully marketable, the potential buyer does not assume additional burdens if he or she decides to sell them.
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Supporters argued that without the federal law, zoning regulations that impose substantial burdens on houses of worship would too often be upheld and that prisoners, detainees and institutionalized mental health patients faced major burdens in practicing their religious beliefs.