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Physical WeightPlay
Use 'laden' to describe objects that carry heavy physical weight. SlideThe donkey was laden with supplies for the journey.
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Negative EmotionPlay
'Laden' can suggest a negative, burdensome presence, not just physical weight. SlideHe returned home, his heart laden with sorrow.
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Figurative ContextPlay
'Laden' is often used figuratively to describe being burdened by responsibilities or problems. SlideAs CEO, she is laden with responsibilities.