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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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