Definition of "burden"
  1. An obligation or restraint that limits an action or use, could even be non-physical like a land-use restriction or a neighbor's right to cross someone else's property
How to use "burden" in a sentence
  1. The owner faced a burden due to the zoning restriction that didn't allow him to construct a commercial building on his land.
  2. Due to an easement agreement, living on his farm became a burden as neighboring farmers would cross his land frequently.
  3. The restrictive covenants applied by the homeowners' association became a burden to the property owners.

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