weigh down

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weigh down (third-person singular simple present weighs down, present participle weighing down, simple past and past participle weighed down)

  1. To act as a ballast for.
    We used some sandbags to weigh down the balloon.
  2. (idiomatic) To be too much for someone to cope with.
    All the news of murder and famine is weighing me down.

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