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burden

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  • nounmental weight; stress
  • verbencumber, strain
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Synonyms for burden

noun mental weight; stress
  • anxiety
  • concern
  • difficulty
  • duty
  • hardship
  • load
  • onus
  • responsibility
  • strain
  • task
  • tax
  • trouble
  • worry
  • accountability
  • affliction
  • albatross
  • blame
  • care
  • charge
  • clog
  • encumbrance
  • grievance
  • hindrance
  • millstone
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • obstruction
  • punishment
  • sorrow
  • trial
  • work
  • Herculean task
  • ball and chain
  • deadweight
  • excess baggage
  • thorn in one's side
  • weary load

Antonyms for burden

  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • calmness
  • contentment
  • ease
  • happiness
  • help
  • irresponsibility
  • peace
  • tranquility
  • encouragement
  • exculpation
  • exoneration
  • praise
  • promotion
  • relief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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amounts

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bane

noun. cause of misery

blame

noun. responsibility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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