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1. overburden

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˈbɝːdən'] burden with too much work or responsibility.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • charge

Antonyms

  • unsaddle
  • linger
  • absolve

Etymology

  • burden (English)
  • byrþen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Overburden

  • abandon
  • abingdon
  • adan
  • aden
  • alden
  • almaden
  • amsden
  • arden
  • armageddon
  • auden
  • baden
  • bagdon
  • baisden
  • barden
  • basden
  • bawden
  • bearden
  • bedridden
  • beholden
  • belden

Sentences with overburden


1. Adjective
Very high levels of ketones make your blood more acidic and overburden your kidneys.

2. Verb, base form
Processing excess protein can overburden disease-damaged livers and kidneys.

2. overburden

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈbɝːdən'] the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits.

Synonyms

  • soil
  • ground

Antonyms

  • heaviness
  • heavy
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • burden (English)
  • byrþen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overburden

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈbɝːdən'] an excessive burden.

Synonyms

  • load
  • overload
  • loading

Antonyms

  • empty
  • unloading
  • natural object
  • light

Etymology

  • burden (English)
  • byrþen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overburden

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˈbɝːdən'] load with excessive weight.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • weight
  • burthen

Antonyms

  • calm
  • overcharge
  • negative charge
  • positive charge

Etymology

  • burden (English)
  • byrþen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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