A burden, impediment, or hindrance.
Liberated from the encumbrances of wife and child, I was now free to sit at home in a t-shirt while masturbating to daytime television.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Encumbrance. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/encumbrance. Accessed 3 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. encumbrance, accessed June 3, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/encumbrance.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Encumbrance. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/encumbrance