How to use Encumbered in a sentence
The state banks, already hampered by maladministration, were encumbered by huge quantities of real estate which had been taken over as compensation for unredeemed mortgages.
You may even run the risk of injury during your workout if you're encumbered by uncomfortable attire.
But at this time he was encumbered with the hazy doctrine of analogies, which, if it did not act to his detriment, was assuredly of no service to him.
This is the last of the buildings and rubbish which encumbered the temple before the expropriation and clearances by the Service des Antiquites began in 1885.
However, many other preschool-aged children would rather explore the world around them without being encumbered by academics this early on.Advertisement
Finally, there were areas that were so encumbered with ruins as to discourage development until modern times.
These do not affect state businesses alone, but these are the most heavily encumbered with taxes.
Women make more journeys using public transport, with children and otherwise encumbered.
His attention having been drawn to questions of authenticity by the forgeries of Vrain Lucas, he devoted himself to tracing the spurious documents that encumbered and perverted Merovingian and Carolingian history.
If you choose third party storage you should avoid encumbered gold or silver.Advertisement
Holding a squirming satin and lace encumbered baby is difficult.
So why blow the effort by throwing a heavy leather grandma bag over your shoulder when the gentle strap of a wristlet hanging off your forearm says, "I'm too free to be encumbered by the cares of the world."
By nightfall upwards of 100,000 men, encumbered with at least 20,000 wounded, were crowded together on the little island scarcely a mile square, short of provisions and entirely destitute of course of all hospital accessories.
His philosophy was more like Michaelangelo's famous sculpture of the Dawn, a spirit yet encumbered with the stubble of the material from which it was hewn, than a clear cut figure with unmistakable outlines.
For all kinds of ceremonial he has all a lawyer's respect, and his pages are often adorned and encumbered with the pageantry and material garniture of the story.Advertisement
The entrance, which is encumbered by neither bar nor rock, averages about 260 yds.
Counter machines have an advantage over scale-beams in not being encumbered with suspension chains and the beam above.
The encumbered estates act, though it substituted a solvent for an insolvent proprietary, placed the Irish tenants at the mercy of landlords of whom they had no previous knowledge, who were frequently absentees, who bought the land as a matter of business, and who dealt with it on business principles by raising the rent.
The proportions of car users encumbered by either luggage or shopping are shown in Figure 26.
Today the majority of Scottish Lodges are not encumbered by owning property.Advertisement
Too many fresh arrivals take place every moment, and the docks become too much encumbered with luggage to admit of the amusement.
The field of the labor movement is today still encumbered with huge remnants of the old bankrupt organizations.
Similarly the Arimondi brigade was attacked by 30,000 Shoans, and encumbered by the debris of Albertones troops.
A homestead cannot be conveyed or encumbered without the consent of both husband and wife, if held by a married man; and a homestead, to the value of $500, is exempt from liability for debts postdating the purchase, unless for improvements on the property.
If the owner is a married man the homestead may be selected from the community property but not the wife's separate property without her consent, and when it has been selected, even if from the husband's separate property, it cannot be encumbered or conveyed without the wife's consent.Advertisement
The law also provides that except where a mortgage is given to secure payment of the purchase money, the homestead right of a married person shall not be encumbered without the consent of both husband and wife.
Grafted filberts are less liable than others to be encumbered by suckers at the root.
Irish landlords complained that their properties, ruined by the famine, and encumbered by the extravagances of their predecessors, could not bear the cost of this new poor law; and the ministry introduced and carried a measure enabling the embarrassed owners of life estates to sell their property and discharge their liabilities.
After his father's death in 1759, his mother had given him the direction of the family estate at Bradfield Hall; but the property was small and encumbered with debt.
The descriptions in these early works were encumbered with much medicinal detail, including speculations as to the virtues of plants.Advertisement
And when they returned home they found themselves encumbered with stupidities, jealousies and rancours.
Left an orphan at eighteen, with an estate heavily encumbered, he was by special decree of the grand duke of Tuscany declared of age.
And so the old limitations of Israel's popular religion, - the same limitations that encumbered also the religions of all the neighbouring races that succumbed in turn to Assyria's invincible progress, - now began to disappear.
But the expert, confining his attention to the known savage, finds him already religious, nay, encumbered with religious survivals of all kinds; for him, then, it suffices to describe things as they now are, or as they were in the comparatively recent fore-time.
Maximilian found the duchy encumbered with debt and filled with disorder, but ten years of his vigorous rule effected a remarkable change.Advertisement
As his force was small, provisions scarce, and the rainy season setting in, and as he was encumbered with many sick and wounded, the British general decided to retire.
If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.