Synonyms of burden in English:

burden


See definition of burden

noun

1‘the porters shouldered their burdens’

SYNONYMS
load, cargo, freight, weight
charge, pack, bundle, parcel

2‘he took on a huge financial burden’

SYNONYMS
responsibility, onus, charge, duty, obligation, liability
trouble, care, problem, worry, anxiety, tribulation, affliction, trial, difficulty, misfortune, strain, stress, encumbrance, millstone, cross to bear, albatross
archaic cumber

3‘the burden of his message’

SYNONYMS
gist, substance, drift, implication, intention, thrust, meaning, significance, signification, sense, essence, thesis, import, purport, tenor, message, spirit

verb

1‘he was burdened with a heavy pack’

SYNONYMS
load, weight, charge
weigh down, encumber, hamper, overload, overburden
rare trammel

2‘we should avoid burdening parents with too much guilt’

SYNONYMS
oppress, trouble, cause trouble to, cause suffering to
worry, beset, bother, harass, disturb, upset, depress, get someone down
distress, grieve, haunt, nag, torment, harrow, afflict, strain, stress, tax, overwhelm, perturb, plague, bedevil