Definition of laden in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlādn/


Heavily loaded or weighed down: a tree laden with apples [in combination]: the moisture-laden air
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  • Oftentimes, I was amazed at his strength as he carried metal trays heavily laden with a dozen or more full 2 litre milk bottles.
  • Hughes' image of the psychic journey Oedipus must undertake, groping his way toward the final and horrible truth of his own actions, is heavily laden with guilt.
  • But names such as The Devils, The Angels, or The Saints would have been accepted despite the fact that they are heavily laden with religious connections.
loaded, burdened, weighed down, encumbered, overloaded, piled high, fully charged;
full, filled, packed, stuffed, crammed
informal chock-full, chockablock


Late 16th century: past participle of lade1.

Words that rhyme with laden

Aden, Aidan, Haydn, maiden

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Syllabification: lad·en

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