Usage examples for heaviness

  1. The old heaviness came over him. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. There's a heaviness in the air and a strange weight about my eyelids. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  3. 5, A considerable and unusual Numbness; Sleep more profound, of more Duration, and yet less tranquil and calm, than at other times; a greater Propensity than ordinary to be fatigued after moderate Exercise or Work; and a little Oppression and Heaviness from walking. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  4. The thought of a supper with Reifferscheid had a bit of supper heaviness about it. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  5. But I do not think that the actual decline and close of our ordinary vitality brings with it any particular heaviness of the spirits. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  6. I must not allow myself to think of it; I must shake off this heaviness. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  7. The hunter's thumbs had pressed deep on each side of his neck, and his head felt like wood for heaviness, but shot with pain. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  8. Without words, without heaviness, he had come along, fitting so blithely into the new places, bringing his laugh and his skepticism of self always, asking for no sign nor reward of the future, building no dream of heaven, but standing true to the tasks of earth. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  9. Let me eat and drink, for to- morrow I die; ' and they had cast themselves down into sin, for very weariness and heaviness, and were for a while as the beasts which have no law. – The Water of Life and Other Sermons by Charles Kingsley
  10. A heaviness had fallen upon her with the first sight of old Mr. Harrington on the bank. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  11. He used the tones that made her shrink, but tonight she was unmoved, and he saw that her womanhood was crushed by the heaviness of her fatigue, and she was no more than a human being who needed rest. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  12. The darkness still covered you; the heaviness still pressed you down. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  13. The little ones kneeling round, their sleepy eyes blinking and red, awaited her preparations full of a suspended wonder which their physical heaviness at that hour would not allow to become active. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  14. " Go to it, Bob," I advised myself in the language I had heard Mr. Saint Louis use when he was forced to ask a nice lady, who danced with disagreeable heaviness, to trot the fox with him because of a friendship with his mother. – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess
  15. When K., trying his best to interest her and to conceal his own heaviness of spirit, told her of his grandfather's old carriage, she sat back in the shadow. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  16. When we read Paul's experience, we find it largely a record of privation and suffering, of sorrow and heaviness. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  17. It is not heart joy, but a picture and shadow of the gladness of the heart in the outward countenance; and whatever it be, sorrow, grief, and heaviness follow at its heels, by a fatal inevitable necessity. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  18. And Lise, despite the heaviness of the air, was dreaming. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  19. She felt so suddenly lightened of a great heaviness that she could have clapped her hands over her head and bounded into the air. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield