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  1. simple past tense and past participle of freight
    • 2014 March 1, Rupert Christiansen, “English translations rarely sing”, in The Daily Telegraph (Review), page R19:
      English National Opera is a title freighted with implications, and that first adjective promises not only a geographical reach, but a linguistic commitment too.


freighted (comparative more freighted, superlative most freighted)

  1. loaded; charged
    • 2002, Keith Graham, Practical Reasoning in a Social World:
      'Identity' is a freighted term to use in a philosophical context.
    • 2009, Abbott Gleason, A Companion to Russian History:
      It will also consider problems of periodization, a freighted issue in the case of Russia, in part because there the conclusion of peace did not mark the end of armed conflict.