disburden

[dis-bur-dn]
verb (used with object)
1.
to remove a burden from; rid of a burden.
2.
to relieve of anything oppressive or annoying: Confession disburdened his mind of anxiety.
3.
to get rid of (a burden); discharge.
verb (used without object)
4.
to unload a burden.

Origin:
1525–35; dis-1 + burden1

disburdenment, noun
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disburden (dɪsˈbɜːdən)
 
vb
1.  to remove a load from (a person or animal)
2.  (tr) to relieve (oneself, one's mind, etc) of a distressing worry or oppressive thought
 
dis'burdenment
 
n

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The weight of learning which he carried was thought to be so great that he could not disburden it in books.
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