overburdened

If you're loaded down with more than you can handle, you're overburdened. Whether you're overburdened with difficult work on your beet farm or overburdened with worry about your sick cat, it's just too much.

Being overburdened means having far more burdens than you are physically or mentally equipped to deal with. These can be heavy loads, duties, worries, or responsibilities. If you're overburdened with backpacks and food supplies on a trek through the desert, you may collapse from exhaustion. And if you're overburdened with math homework, you might stay up all night desperately trying to finish. Either way, it's too much for one person to handle.

Definitions of overburdened
  1. adjective
    heavily burdened with work or cares
    overburdened social workers”
    synonyms: bowed down, loaded down, weighed down
    burdened
    bearing a heavy burden of work or difficulties or responsibilities
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