heavy-laden heavy-laden adj. 1. burdened by cares.

Syn: care-laden. [WordNet 1.5]

2. bearing a heavy load; as, the heavy-laden trucks wore deep ruts in the unpaved road.

Syn: burdened, laden, weighed down. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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