Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of disburdening; relief from the burden of something oppressive.

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Examples

  • No longer do I take delight in their disburdenment, for it has become an onerous duty, a wearisome and distasteful task.

    The Golden Poppy

  • Writing criticism has proved to be an act of intellectual disburdenment as much as of intellectual self-expression.

    Susan Sontag

  • Writing criticism has proved to be an act of intellectual disburdenment as much as of intellectual self-expression.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • No longer do I take delight in their disburdenment, for it has become an onerous duty, a wearisome and distasteful task.

    The Golden Poppy

  • No longer do I take delight in their disburdenment, for it has become an onerous duty, a wearisome and distasteful task.

    Revolution, and Other Essays

  • What's more, they will walk with you until we all cross that threshold that leads to "that home" where happy reunions are know, where tears of sorrow are unknown, where we finally know disburdenment from the burden of grief created from these losses.

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  • Seth’s soul rushed to his eyes and lips: he had never yet confessed his secret to Adam, but now he felt a delicious sense of disburdenment, as he answered, “Aye, Addy, I do love her — too much, I doubt.

    Adam Bede

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