- simple past tense and past participle of
- 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.