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Definitions of heavy

  1.   used of syllables or musical beats
  2.   characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion especially physical effort worked their arduous way up the mining valley a grueling campaign hard labor heavy work heavy going spent many laborious hours on the project set a punishing pace
  3.   prodigious big spender big eater heavy investor
  4.   in an advanced stage of pregnancy was big with child was great with child
  5.   used of soil compact and fine grained the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated
  6.   permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter dense smoke heavy fog impenetrable gloom
  7.   usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
  8.   of great gravity or crucial import requiring serious thought grave responsibilities faced a grave decision in a time of crisis a grievous fault heavy matters of state the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference
  9.   of a drinker or drinking indulging intemperately does a lot of hard drinking a heavy drinker
  10.   slowly as if burdened by much weight time hung heavy on their hands
  11.   wide from side to side a heavy black mark
  12.   a serious or tragic role in a play
  13.   an actor who plays villainous roles
  14.   darkened by clouds a heavy sky
  15.   of sleep deep and complete a heavy sleep fell into a profound sleep a sound sleeper deep wakeless sleep
  16.   lacking lightness or liveliness heavy humor a leaden conversation
  17.   requiring or showing effort heavy breathing the subject made for labored reading
  18.   full of bearing great weight trees heavy with fruit vines weighed down with grapes
  19.   dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal a heavy pudding
  20.   slow and laborious because of weight the heavy tread of tired troops moved with a lumbering sag bellied trot ponderous prehistoric beasts a ponderous yawn
  21.   full and loud and deep heavy sounds a herald chosen for his sonorous voice
  22.   sharply inclined a heavy grade
  23.   of comparatively great physical weight or density a heavy load lead is a heavy metal heavy mahogony furniture
  24.   large and powerful especially designed for heavy loads or rough work a heavy truck heavy machinery
  25.   marked by great psychological weight weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness a heavy heart a heavy schedule heavy news a heavy silence heavy eyelids
  26.   unusually great in degree or quantity or number heavy taxes a heavy fine heavy casualties heavy losses heavy rain heavy traffic
  27.   physics chemistry being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight heavy hydrogen heavy water
  28.   of great intensity or power or force a heavy blow the fighting was heavy heavy seas
  29.   of the military or industry using or being the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment heavy artillery heavy infantry a heavy cruiser heavy guns
  30.   made of fabric having considerable thickness a heavy coat
  31.   having or suggesting a viscous consistency heavy cream
  32.   of an actor or role being or playing the villain Iago is the heavy role in Othello'
  33.   Having the heaves
  34.   Heaved or lifted with labor not light weighty ponderous as a heavy stone hence sometimes large in extent quantity or effects as a heavy fall of rain or snow a heavy failure heavy business transactions etc often implying strength as a heavy barrier also difficult to move as a heavy draught
  35.   Not easy to bear burdensome oppressive hard to endure or accomplish hence grievous afflictive as heavy yokes expenses undertakings trials news etc
  36.   Laden with that which is weighty encumbered burdened bowed down either with an actual burden or with care grief pain disappointment
  37.   Slow sluggish inactive or lifeless dull inanimate stupid as a heavy gait looks manners style and the like a heavy writer or book
  38.   Strong violent forcible as a heavy sea storm cannonade and the like
  39.   Not raised or made light as heavy bread
  40.   To make heavy
  41.   Loud deep said of sound as heavy thunder
  42.   Dark with clouds or ready to rain gloomy said of the sky
  43.   Impeding motion cloggy clayey said of earth as a heavy road soil and the like
  44.   Not agreeable to or suitable for the stomach not easily digested said of food
  45.   Having much body or strength said of wines or other liquors
  46.   Heavily sometimes used in composition as heavy laden
  47.   Large in extent quality or effects weighty oppressive grievous laborious obstructive depressed dull dense powerful loud
  48.   Heavily
  49.   Heavier
  50.   Heaviest
  51.   Weighty not easy to bear oppressive afflicted inactive inclined to slumber violent loud not easily digested as food miry as soil having strength as liquor dark with clouds gloomy expensive B sad
  52.   Also HEAVILY
  53.   HEAVINESS
  54.   Having weight oppressive dull sad gloomy
  55.   Having great weight ponderous hard to lift bear or suffer dejected sluggish
  56.   Heavyness
  57.   Weighty ponderous sad downcast distressing oppressive dull drowsy indolent slow wearisome loaded not easy to digest clayey difficult large and swelling large in amount dense not well leavened loud
  58.   With great weight
  59.   With child pregnant
  60.   Weighty ponderous dejected depressed dark drowsy not light or spongy large abundant indigestible dull or tedious as a sermon soft or miry as heavy land loud as heavy firing
  61.   Common as the first element of a compound heavily as in heavy laden heavy hearted

Antonyms for heavy

easy, soothing, soft, touching, suspenseful, agreeable, engaging, floaty, accessible, slim, illumined, animating, bewitching, clear, light-armed, futile, unsubstantial, nonfat, nonphysical, eased, casual, luxurious, dead, moderate, enchanting, achievable, diverting, industrious, watery, fabulous, captivating, delicate, harebrained, facile, subdued, consuming, galvanizing, unbodied, busy, restless, entrancing, feeble, silly, illuminated, uncomplicated, savorless, inexpert, temperate, amusing, fatless, ultrathin, excellent, incorporeal, low-density, attractive, arresting, stimulating, incompetent, frail, airy, sunshiny, obscure, genial, Lightened, shiny, toned, thrilling, ready, helpless, wide-awake, infirm, moving, radiant, svelte, cloudless, spiritual, fine, qualified, comfortable, sunlit, officious, vigilant, trivial, light-duty, light-footed, sprightly, brisk, ethereal, barren, scatterbrained, supple, alluring, astonishing, mobile, bodiless, cozy, alleviated, shallow, riveting, hospitable, unfit, mesmerizing, birdbrained, loose, nimble, feathery, impotent, invigorating, polished, friendly, reduced, fluffy, incapable, plain, effortless, light-headed, alert, entertaining, insubstantial, snug, marvelous, pure, nonmaterial, Involving, minute, thin, lit, pleasant, nonfattening, sunny, lighter-than-air, strict, slender, sensational, diet, simple, provocative, cobwebby, engrossing, surprising, anonymous, quick, spellbinding, unserious, unimportant, peaceful, enlivening, dazzling, sensitive, pleasurable, unskilled, user-friendly, delightful, small, poignant, puerile, hair-raising, insignificant, inept, tasteless, refined, enthralling, unskillful, spry, bony, natural, lite, nonpregnant, weightless, mindless, slight, charming, powerless, exciting, splendid, gripping, ineffective, fun, soupy, aerial, tantalizing, Gossamery, elementary, unseasoned, unsavory, flighty, giddy, light, buoyant, rousing, painless, tenuous, weak, superficial, underweight, lively, infertile, filmy, restful, awesome, gossamer, breathtaking, frothy, spectacular, nameless, lithe, clarified, featherlight, spare, beguiling, prompt, stirring, lightweight, frolicsome, Abated, mild, energizing, skinny, ditzy, absorbing, Brightened, empty, uncelebrated, relaxing, gentle, agile, energetic, flavorless, intriguing, vigorous, unqualified, virtuous, expeditious, Fooling, dizzy, slimming, lessened, wondrous, diligent, calm, prepared, Delivered, bustling, featherbrained, Attracting, manageable, wonderful, amazing, rip-roaring, minor, yeasty, unknown, fascinating, joyous, digestible, formless, Miscarrying, eye-opening, decreased, frivolous, aborting, clement, gradual, comforting, swift, diminished, interesting, bearable, flimsy, flat, inspiring, relaxed, lightly-armed, enjoyable, watchful, undemanding, reposeful, little, tolerable, sleazy, endurable, mickey mouse, balmy, electrifying, gauzy, cheap, insipid, exhilarating, animated, nonindulgent, lean, smooth, brilliant, doable, goofy, astounding, light-minded, nice, moderated, active, undersized, speedy.

Quotes of heavy

  1. Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport the public to its loss reads very little of it – Russell Baker
  2. You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart – Russell Baker
  3. I was looking for something a lot heavier yet melodic at the same time Something different from heavy metal a different attitude – Kurt Cobain
  4. I mean I like pop music and I like heavy music and stuff that I like the band I've signed on to our label right now they're called The Sounds They're kind of like a new -wave pop band – James Iha
  5. Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family – Jerry B. Jenkins
  6. But people ought to be proud to be Democrats right now You know we're a happy warrior party And this Congress has every reason to be very very proud of the heavy lifting that they have done – Tim Kaine
  7. Blue is the male principle stern and spiritual Yellow the female principle gentle cheerful and sensual Red is matter brutal and heavy and always the colour which must be fought and vanquished by the other two – Franz Marc
  8. Heavy hearts like heavy clouds in the sky are best relieved by the letting of a little water – Christopher Morley
  9. The secret is to cook the aubergines the day before and let them dry of all the oil they drank in cooking When you cook aubergine they eat a lot of oil It can be very heavy – Nana Mouskouri
  10. Motown will always be a heavy -duty part of my life because those are my roots – Smokey Robinson
  11. The ongoing conflict between us has caused heavy suffering to both peoples The future can and must be different Both our peoples are destined to live together side by side on this small piece of land This reality we cannot change – Ariel Sharon
  12. I got beat real hard and heavy in the Olympic Games in 1968 by a guy who swam an incredible race one time in his whole life but he did it right at the right time I'd like to be that guy now Maybe that's what I'm going to have to pull out of my hat to make the Olympic team – Mark Spitz
  13. I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment which I hate to do but it's motivational I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car Music has definite functions for me – Peter Steele
  14. I detest heavy perfume and shrill voices – Renee Vivien
  15. What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous – Voltaire

Usage examples for heavy

  1. “ No you are not to blame this time Umbelazi replied the King with a heavy sigh – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  2. And twice she drew a heavy breath – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. As we rather expected the heavy man's quarters were deserted – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. That is where the heavy play goes on Boldero said – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  5. “ Romayne lifted his head with a heavy sigh – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  6. We really must pay the heavy fine because we had a little fun the other day – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  7. “ Mrs Lancaster's breath was coming short and heavy her eyes were shut her face dark with blood – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  8. “ I should sleep all the afternoon I know if I took a heavy meal in the middle of the day – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. So heavy on my heart he sitteth ” – Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age by Various
  10. The wine and the air of the cabin had made my eyes heavy – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  11. How heavy his heart was as he took his clothes off and got into bed – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough
  12. It would need to be a heavy one answered Adrian if it was worse than that of which I know – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  13. The old man walked home alone that night and it is a heavy heart he had in him when he came to the old woman without the son – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  14. My heart was heavy and dark thoughts came to me because my man is gone and the life is not my life and I am only an Indian woman from the Warais and my heart goes out there always now – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  15. And while I think of it while I am by no means vain of my sweet nature I claim it was most good of me to hold my heavy lips open for him – The Sa'-Zada Tales by William Alexander Fraser
  16. You entered by a heavy gate and you closed it carefully after you – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  17. His heart was heavy – Jimmie Moore of Bucktown by Melvin Earnest Trotter
  18. She had been under heavy fire – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  19. How heavy the air is ” – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. As he took his place this morning his heart was heavy – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich

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