Definition of "laden" [lad•en]

  • A past participle of lade. (verb)
  • Weighed down with a load; heavy: "the warmish air, laden with the rains of those thousands of miles of western sea” ( Hilaire Belloc). (adjective)
  • Oppressed; burdened: laden with grief. (adjective)

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Use "laden" in a sentence
  • "If Osama bin laden is alive he must be cracking up over the stupidity being shown by the teapartiers."
  • "Americans (and brits) need to remember that Osama Bin laden is a Saudi and that 15 of the 19 hijackers that attacked the WTC were Saudi."
  • "Abandon Iraq (even though we are finally making progress – yes political progress and security) and focus on 7 year old information telling us that Osama bin laden is still in Afghanistan."