from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Loaded with great weight.
  • adj. Burdened with grievous cares.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. burdened by cares.
  • adj. bearing a heavy load.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Laden with a heavy burden.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. burdened by cares
  • adj. bearing a physically heavy weight or load


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Where a tin of halvah, coffee-flavored, is the cause of a human assault-wave by a crowd heavy-laden with parcels:

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  • Standing, early morning amid the heavy-laden vines, the air is sweet.

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  • Alas, all the major strengths of “Watchmen” also grate on it the most and make for a heavy read (intelligent, but heavy-laden dialogue, somber tone, pessimistic atmosphere and the semi-philosophical interludes).

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  • January 22nd, 2008 at 5: 15 pm baedo says: good ‘get’ lance! that having been said: let us bow our heads in memory of our brother with somber heavy-laden hearts …


  • “Heaven only knows how large their homes are and heavy-laden their tables.”

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  • CHURCH CONGREGATION: (Foreign language spoken) HUNTER-GAULT: This congregation at Johannesburg Downtown Central Methodist Church is more heavy-laden than most, for they are part of a group of some 3,000 men, women and children, most of whom escaped in recent years from neighboring Zimbabwe, for either economic or political reasons.

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  • Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.

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  • He understood our innate need for rest and decompression, which is why He offered to provide His followers with a place of spiritual refuge when He said, Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.

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  • Jesus says, “Come to me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest” Matthew 11:28 NASB.


  • If you'll recall, the game was heavy-laden with drug use and the occult. it's not a far stretch to see drug-fuled hallucinations of demonic beings / angles and possibly using the drug Valkyr if I recall as some kind of link or something. maybe that stuff is just part of the long-term effects of the drug.

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