Pronunciation: (un-bûr'dn), [key]
1. to free from a burden.
2. to relieve (one's mind, conscience, etc.) by revealing or confessing something.
3. to cast off or get rid of, as a burden or something burdensome; disclose; reveal: He unburdened the worries that plagued him.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.