Burden in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Burden

a heavy load

Examples of Burden in a sentence

Finding he had cancer, he tried to shoulder the burden alone and keep the news from his friends.  🔊

Lying can be a heavy burden to carry, often making it difficult to keep stories straight.  🔊

Making a tough decision on who to fire is just another burden of leadership.  🔊

He wished the burden of such a secret had not been placed on him.  🔊

The state carries the burden of proof, meaning they have to prove the suspect guilty rather than the lawyer proving him innocent.  🔊

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