weigh down

Definitions of weigh down
  1. verb
    exert a force with a heavy weight
    synonyms: bear down, bear down on, drag down, press down on
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    type of:
    press
    exert pressure or force to or upon
  2. verb
    be oppressive or disheartening to
    synonyms: weigh on
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    Antonyms:
    buoy up, lighten, lighten up
    make more cheerful
    type of:
    sadden
    make unhappy
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