Definitions of burden:
  • noun:   an onerous or difficult concern
    Example: "The burden of responsibility"
  • noun:   the central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse
  • noun:   weight to be borne or conveyed
  • noun:   the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  • verb:   weight down with a load
  • verb:   impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2327)

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