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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BURDENS

Furniture-wagons halted before the door, leaving their burdens.

It means carrying the burdens which are inevitable in cross-bearing.

Their burdens deposited, they took their places in front of the ranks of the warriors.

The men who had been standing, the burdens still on their heads, moved forward.

"The young men stagger under their burdens," returned Magua.

Would I be layin' all my burdens on you, when it's six brothers you've got?

The rigid guards dropped their burdens roughly and stood at attention.

The fear of life, the fear of burdens and of duties, of annoyances and of catastrophes!

Sixty and odd years he has shared your sorrows and your burdens.

Then I picked up my pail and other burdens and followed in their wake.