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English verb: weigh on

1. weigh on (emotion) be oppressive or disheartening to


ExamplesThe bad news will weigh on him


Synonymsweigh down


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)sadden


Antonymslighten, lighten up, buoy up









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