Encumber in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Encumber

(transitive) to load down something with a burden | (transitive) to restrict or block something with a hindrance or impediment | (transitive) to burden with a legal claim or other obligation

Short Example Sentence for Encumber

  • 1. They would have little desire to encumber themselves with me. 🔊
  • 2. Some of the latter were of such a length as greatly to encumber the wearer. 🔊
  • 3. See, throughout, what difficulties and temptations encumber this relation. 🔊
  • 4. Let no traveller encumber himself or herself with a trunk on the Continent. 🔊

How to use Encumber in Sentence?

  • 1. Prepare yourselves for the journey; but do not encumber yourselves with needless baggage. 🔊
  • 2. In the face of such a probability it was clear that they must encumber themselves with the canoe. 🔊
  • 3. No baggage is permitted to accompany the troop and encumber it in the wilderness. 🔊
  • 4. Huge piles of debris begin to encumber the sidewalks, and even the pavements, as we go on. 🔊
  • 5. Traces of the force of the torrent are seen in the syenite and basalt boulders which encumber the course. 🔊
  • 6. Art shewed her hand too, stealthily, having drawn out of the way of the others whatever might encumber the revel. 🔊
  • 7. For it may encumber him without enlightening his path; and it may weaken his natural faculties of thought and expression without increasing his philosophical power. 🔊
  • 8. His education had all been of a kind to discipline and invigorate his natural powers; not to encumber them with a besetting weight of learning, or to supplant them by artificial training. 🔊