- carrying a heavy load; heavily laden: a heavy-laden cart.
- very tired or troubled; burdened: heavy-laden with care.
Origin of heavy-laden
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Examples from the Web for heavy-laden
Take that saying, 'Come unto me, all ye that are weary and heavy-laden.'A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I
Mrs. Humphry Ward
I see that you are weary of your fears—that you have long been heavy-laden with anxiety.Feats on the Fiord
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.The Rainbow
D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Heaven in mercy sends it to the sick and heavy-laden with healing on its wings.Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series
Mrs. Henry Wood
His text, "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden."John Marvel, Assistant
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