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- to free from a burden
- to relieve (oneself or one's soul, mind, etc.) by revealing or disclosing (something hard to bear, as guilt)
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transitive verb un·bur·dened, un·bur·den·ing, un·bur·dens
To free from or relieve of a burden or trouble: unburden one's mind.