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weight

Part of speech: Noun

The quality of being heavy; amount of heaviness; a mass of metal used as a balance in finding the heaviness of other bodies; a heavy mass; a load; something oppressive; as, a weight on the mind; pressure; power; importance.

Part of speech: Verb

To load down; to make heavy.

Usage examples "weight":
  • Yet you all feel the weight of life too heavily. - "The Pillars of the House, V1", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  • But how heavy the weight seemed! - "The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories", Hale, Edward Everett.