Synonyms of weigh someone down in English:

weigh someone down


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1‘my waders and fishing gear weighed me down’

SYNONYMS
burden, weight, saddle, charge
overload, overburden, overwhelm, encumber, hamper, handicap, tax, strain
literary trammel

2‘the awful silence of the terrible prison weighed me down’

SYNONYMS
oppress, depress, lie heavy on, weigh on, press down on, burden, be a burden on, be a burden to, cast down, hang over, gnaw at, prey on, prey on someone's mind
trouble, worry, beset, bother, disturb, upset, get someone down, distress, grieve, haunt, nag, torment, afflict, perturb
plague, obsess, take over, take control of