Synonyms to ground down

downtrodden, abject, abused, afflicted, beat, beaten, browbeaten, burdened, cowed, downtrod, henpecked, in leading strings, maltreated, mistreated, misused, oppressed, ordered around, overborne, overcome, overwhelmed, persecuted, plagued, regimented, servile, slavish, subjugated, submissive, trampled, tyrannized, underfoot, unmanned, on a leash, on a string, bond, captive, charged, cumbered, disenfranchised, encumbered, enslaved, enthralled, fraught, freighted, hampered, heavy, heavyhearted, in bondage, in bonds, in captivity, in chains, in slavery, in subjection, laden, laden with sorrow, loaded, long-faced, overburdened, overcharged, overfraught, overfreighted, overladen, overloaded, overtaxed, overweighted, sad, sad of heart, sad-ey