heaviness

  • 1 heaviness — O.E. hefigness heaviness, weight; burden, affliction; dullness, torpor; see HEAVY (Cf. heavy) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

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  • 2 Heaviness — Heav i*ness, n. The state or quality of being heavy in its various senses; weight; sadness; sluggishness; oppression; thickness. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 heaviness — [hev′ē nis] n. a heavy quality or state * * * See heavy. * * * …

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  • 4 heaviness — index damper (depressant), languor, pressure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 heaviness — [hev′ē nis] n. a heavy quality or state …

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  • 6 heaviness — noun 1. the property of being comparatively great in weight (Freq. 2) the heaviness of lead • Syn: ↑weightiness • Ant: ↑lightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑weighty ( …

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  • 7 heaviness — heav|i|ness [ hevinəs ] noun 1. ) uncount the measurement of how heavy something is: She liked the heaviness of the velvet curtains. 2. ) count or uncount a heavy feeling: the unpleasant heaviness of his stomach 3. ) count or uncount a feeling or …

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  • 8 heaviness — svarumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. heaviness; ponderobility; ponderosity vok. Schwere, f; Wägbarkeit, f rus. весомость, f pranc. pondérabilité, f …

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  • 9 heaviness — heavy ► ADJECTIVE (heavier, heaviest) 1) of great weight; difficult to lift or move. 2) of great density; thick or substantial. 3) of more than the usual size, amount, or force. 4) doing something to excess: a heavy smoker. 5) striking or falling …

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  • 10 heaviness — noun see heavy I …

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  • 11 heaviness — noun The state of being heavy; weight, weightiness, force of impact or gravity. First got with guile, and then preserud with dread, / And after spent with pride and lauishnesse, / Leauing behind them griefe and heauinesse …

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  • 12 heaviness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. burden, denseness, ballast; see density 1 , mass 1 , weight 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness.… …

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  • 13 heaviness — sb. Fragm. Sci. 110 …

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  • 14 heaviness — heav·i·ness || hevɪnɪs n. condition of being heavy; weightiness, seriousness; oppressiveness …

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  • 15 heaviness — n. 1. Gravity, weight, ponderousness. 2. Oppressiveness, grievousness, severity. 3. Languor, dulness, stupidity, sluggishness. 4. Dejection, depression, sadness, melancholy, despondency, gloom, low spirits, depression of spirits …

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  • 16 heaviness — n 1. heft, heftiness, weight, weightiness, ponderousness, gravity; size, volume, mass, substance, bulk, bulkiness, largeness, bigness, amplitude. 2. turbulence, tempestuousness, storminess, wildness, roughness. 3. graveness, seriousness,… …

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  • 17 heaviness — heav·i·ness …

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  • 18 heaviness — See: heavy …

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  • 19 heaviness — /ˈhɛvinəs/ (say heveenuhs) noun the state or quality of being heavy; weight; burden; gravity …

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  • 20 heaviness of heart — index pessimism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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