HyperDic: heaviness

English > 5 senses of the word heaviness:
NOUNattributeheaviness, weightinessthe property of being comparatively great in weight
feelingheavinesspersisting sadness
attributeheaviness, ponderousnessan oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
attributeheaviness, thicknessused of a line or mark
attributeheaviness, burdensomeness, onerousness, oppressivenessunwelcome burdensome difficulty
English > heaviness: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being comparatively great in weight.
Example"the heaviness of lead"
Synonymweightiness
Narrowerheft, heftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, ponderosityThe property of being large in mass
preponderanceExceeding in heaviness
BroaderweightThe vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
Oppositelightness, weightlessnessThe property of being comparatively small in weight
Spanishpesadez
Adjectivesheavyof comparatively great physical weight or density / density
heavy(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
heavyusually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
heavyfull of
English > heaviness: 5 senses > noun 2, feeling
Meaningpersisting sadness.
Example"nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss"
Broadersadness, unhappinessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
Spanishpesadumbre
Adjectivesheavymarked by great psychological weight
English > heaviness: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningAn oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency.
Example "his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition"
Synonymponderousness
Broaderuninterestingnessinability to capture or hold one's interest
Adjectivesheavylacking lightness or liveliness
English > heaviness: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningUsed of a line or mark.
Synonymthickness
Broaderwideness, broadnessThe property of being wide
Spanishgrosor
Catalangruix
Adjectivesheavyof relatively large extent and density / density
English > heaviness: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaningunwelcome burdensome difficulty.
Synonymsburdensomeness, onerousness, oppressiveness
Broaderdifficulty, difficultnessThe quality of being difficult
Spanishagobio, molestia, opresión, pesadez
Adjectivesheavyunusually great in degree or quantity or number
heavycharacterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

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