1. weigh down, weigh on, sadden

usage: be oppressive or disheartening to

2. drag down, bear down, bear down on, press down on, weigh down, press

usage: exert a force with a heavy weight; "The snow bore down on the roof"


1. heavy, weighed down, full (vs. empty)

usage: full of; bearing great weight; "trees heavy with fruit"; "vines weighed down with grapes"

2. bowed down(predicate), loaded down(predicate), overburdened, weighed down(predicate), burdened (vs. unburdened)

usage: heavily burdened with work or cares; "bowed down with troubles"; "found himself loaded down with responsibilities"; "overburdened social workers"; "weighed down with cares"

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