heavy-laden


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heav·y-lad·en

(hĕv′ē-lād′n)
adj.
1. Loaded with great weight.
2. Burdened with grievous cares.

heavy-laden

adj
carrying a heavy load
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heavy-laden - burdened by cares; "all ye that labor and are heavy-laden"-Matt.11:28
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
2.heavy-laden - bearing a physically heavy weight or load; "tree limbs burdened with ice"; "a heavy-laden cart"; "loaded down with packages"
encumbered - loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load; "a summer resort...encumbered with great clapboard-and-stucco hotels"- A.J.Liebling; "a hiker encumbered with a heavy backpack"; "an encumbered estate"

heavy-laden

adjective
Burdened by a weighty load:
Translations

heavy-laden

[ˌhevɪˈleɪdn] ADJlastrado
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Of him here we have a pathetic picture drawn by another great man.* "The good man--he was now getting old, towards sixty perhaps, and gave you the idea of a life that had been full of sufferings; a life heavy-laden, half-vanquished, still swimming painfully in seas of manifold physical and other bewilderment.
The park as beautiful now, in its wintry garb, as it could be in its summer glory: the majestic sweep, the undulating swell and fall, displayed to full advantage in that robe of dazzling purity, stainless and printless - save one long, winding track left by the trooping deer - the stately timber-trees with their heavy-laden branches gleaming white against the dull, grey sky; the deep, encircling woods; the broad expanse of water sleeping in frozen quiet; and the weeping ash and willow drooping their snow-clad boughs above it - all presented a picture, striking indeed, and pleasing to an unencumbered mind, but by no means encouraging to me.
They did not strike unless success were sure and the danger of detection almost nothing, and so the arrows and the spears were few and far between, but so persistent and inevitable that the slow-moving column of heavy-laden raiders was in a constant state of panic--panic at the uncertainty of who the next would be to fall, and when.
screams the countryman's whistle; timber like long battering-rams going twenty miles an hour against the city's walls, and chairs enough to seat all the weary and heavy-laden that dwell within them.
It added: "Therefore, we ask with heavy-laden hearts, 'What other avenue would our German brothers and sisters ask us to take in order to overcome this historic injustice, the uprooting of our trees, the confiscation of our land, the forced transfer of our people, the denial of our human rights, the indiscriminate killing and the denial of self-determination for Palestinians and their right to live in freedom and dignity, free of foreign control and occupation?'
A dose of revs gets the tractor moving again, which is a great characteristic for pulling out of a junction on a sloping road or setting off with a heavy-laden trailer.
"Once these truckers can no longer be used in January, many heavy-laden containers can't leave the ports.
Some of the coastal handcarts have jingles that cause quite a racket while in motion and they do not have a crossbar (T-beam), which operators exert force on to get the cart moving, even when heavy-laden, but only straight handles, unlike the ones inland.
In the latest online issue of the Jesuit magazine America, Mexican-American writer Gina Franco has this description of ofrendas (offerings) on altars used for the Day of the Dead: 'Heavy-laden with ofrendas of bread and fruit and Coca-Cola, flowers and candles and photographs, saints and crucifixes and sugar skulls, the altar almost collapses into itself for pure extravagances of color and scent.'
Therese and Jesus, however, the path of the meek, weary, burdened and heavy-laden, while not the way of the world, is the way that leads to life.