cumbrance

[ kuhm-bruh ns ]
/ ˈkʌm brəns /

noun

trouble; bother.
burden; encumbrance.

Nearby words

  1. cumberland sauce,
  2. cumbernauld,
  3. cumbersome,
  4. cumbersomely,
  5. cumbia,
  6. cumbria,
  7. cumbrian,
  8. cumbrian mountains,
  9. cumbrous,
  10. cumbrously

Origin of cumbrance

1275–1325; Middle English combraunce, aphetic variant of acombraunce defeat, harassment; see encumbrance

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British Dictionary definitions for cumbrance

cumbrance

/ (ˈkʌmbrəns) /

noun

a burden, obstacle, or hindrance
trouble or bother
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