Synonyms for Burden:
n.offer, expense, rate, cost, outlay, worth, fee, package. millstone, inconvenience, trials and tribulations, nuisance, problem, baggage, strain, duty, imposition, responsibility, disturbance. necessity, struggle, mare, chore, over, heavy, impost, a tall order, haul, the impossible, task, the elephant in the room. let down, embarrass, bring up against, cross, plague, count against, hold back, throttle. impedimenta, tax, dead weight, headache. must, imperative, need, obligation, commitment. lade, cumber. •adversity (noun)
ordeal, misery, grief, difficulty, tragedy, rainy day, trouble, poorness, affliction, distress, calamity, poverty, misfortune, adversity, trial, destitution, agony, torment, dolor, bad luck, casualty, bane, blight, hard luck, woe, misadventure, infliction, hardship, mishap, contretemps, disaster, catastrophe, hard times, peril, tribulation, curse.
weight, encumbrance, charge, burthen, incumbrance, core, essence, loading, load, effect, saddle, weight down, gist, onus.
load, onus, encumbrance, incumbrance.
lading, contents, shipment, cargo, load, stowage, freight, payload.
frustration, impasse, stoppage, resistance, deterrent, entrapment, obstruction, impedance, entanglement, congestion, hindrance, restriction, obstacle, disadvantage, restraint, hurdle, damper, impediment, blockage, blockade, interruption, opposition, constraint, complication, barrier, bafflement, constipation, inhibition.
•mental weight; stress (noun)
misfortune, clog, onus, encumbrance, trouble, mishap, strain, responsibility, tax, affliction, difficulty, hardship, duty, obstruction, charge, trial, punishment, hindrance, millstone, task, load.
forfeiture, encumbrance, retribution, judgment, penalty, abatement, punishment, correction, deduction, premium, chastisement.
incarceration, persecution, imprisonment, castigation, payment, crucifixion, execution, reprisal, confinement, verdict, price, revenge.
weight, weight down, burthen.
•encumber, strain (verb)
handicap, hinder, afflict, cumber, impede, hamper, encumber, lade, try.
encumber, correct, discount, chastise, penalize, fine, forfeit, Retribute, judge, handicap, punish, abate, deduct, discipline, drawback.
imprison, avenge, confine, chasten, afflict, execute, anguish, lambaste, reprise, agonize, incarcerate, torture, castigate, pillory, try, persecute, crucify, Keelhaul, sentence.
necessity, package, mare, cumber, nuisance, embarrass, impedimenta, task, duty, count against, struggle, bring up against. inconvenience, responsibility, dead weight, problem, must, impost, strain, baggage, disturbance, tax. imperative, headache, millstone, commitment, lade, throttle, hold back, let down. plague. need, haul. cross. •necessity
•Other relevant words:
lade, saddle, cross, duty, weight down, weight, cumber, task, charge, burthen, cargo, strain, responsibility, tax, dead weight, onus, incumbrance.