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[ leyd-n ]


  1. burdened; loaded down.

verb (used with object)

  1. to lade.


/ ˈleɪdən /


  1. a past participle of lade 1


  1. weighed down with a load; loaded
  2. encumbered; burdened
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Other Words From

  • un·laden adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of laden1

First recorded in 1585–95; lade + -en 3, -en 1
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Example Sentences

As unnerving as plastic-laden tuna may sound, researchers say that the main way humans are exposed to microplastics is probably through breathing.

Despite Kucherov’s absence, the Lightning are still a talent-laden team, with many of the same players who helped them to the Stanley Cup last September.

The Rams will rely on a star-laden roster that now features Stafford to go with defensive tackle Aaron Donald and cornerback Jalen Ramsey.

Getting nitpicked like this is a rite of passage for coaches of superstar-laden teams.

Determining who gets to make the call that something is false is laden with challenges of bias and manipulation.

You were basically the guy to do every dictator or crazy character, from Gaddafi and Ahmadinejad to Bin Laden.

The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.

Fellow SEAL Matt Bissonnette also claims to have shot bin Laden.

Yet I had serious trouble understanding how to cheer on the news of Bin Laden or anyone else dying.

In the mid-1990s, some visitors did begin to show up due to the construction efforts of Osama Bin Laden.

The tops of the hills were laden with thunder-clouds, and the turbid atmosphere laboured with the stifling Sirocco.

A few days after, three galliots arrived from Macan, laden with a rich cargo of silks and other merchandise.

We have said it had been lightly laden at starting, which was the reason of the tremendous pace at which it travelled.

Bordering them were great quantities of berry-laden snow-berry bushes, of which I am very fond.

Black Sheep was sent to the drawing-room and charged into a solid tea-table laden with china.