laden - definition and synonyms

adjective mainly literary 

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  1. 1
    carrying something heavy, or supporting the weight of something heavy
    laden with:

    Passengers got off the train laden with boxes and suitcases.

    heavily laden:

    trees heavily laden with fruit

  2. 2
    having a lot of a particular quality or feeling
    laden with:

    Gerard replied in a voice laden with contempt.

    heavily laden:

    an article that is heavily laden with cynicism

    1. a.
      air that is laden with a particular smell, smells very strongly of that thing
      laden with:

      The air was laden with incense.