Synonyms of keep someone down
keep someone down
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burdenIf someone burdens you with something that is likely to worry you, for example a problem or a difficult decision, they tell you about it.
• We decided not to burden him with the news.
weigh downworryloadtaxstrainbotheroverwhelmhandicapoppressinconvenienceoverloadsaddle withencumbertrammelincommode
depressIf someone or something depresses you, they make you feel sad and disappointed.
• The state of the country depresses me.
saddenupsetdistresschilldiscouragegrievedauntoppressdesolateweigh downcast downbring tears to your eyesmake saddisheartendispiritmake your heart bleedaggrievedejectmake despondentcast a gloom uponharsh someone's mellow or buzz (slang)
dispiritto lower the spirit or enthusiasm of; make downhearted or depressed; discourage
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