HyperDic: heavy

English > 30 senses of the word heavy:
ADJECTIVEallheavyof comparatively great physical weight or density / density
allheavyunusually great in degree or quantity or number
allheavyof the military or industry
allheavymarked by great psychological weight
allheavy, fleshy, overweightusually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
allheavy, clayey, cloggy(used of soil) compact and fine-grained
allheavy, lowering, sullen, threateningdarkened by clouds
allheavyof great intensity or power or force
allheavy(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
allheavy(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
allheavy, dense, impenetrablepermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
allheavyof relatively large extent and density / density
allheavymade of fabric having considerable thickness
allheavy, bigprodigious
allheavy, sonorousfull and loud and deep
allheavy, intemperate, hardgiven to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
allheavy, grave, grievous, weightyof great gravity or crucial import
allheavy, lumbering, ponderousslow and laborious because of weight
allheavylarge and powerful
allheavydense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
allheavysharply inclined
allheavy, weighed downfull of
allheavy, labored, labouredrequiring or showing effort
allheavy, arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsomecharacterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
allheavy, leadenlacking lightness or liveliness
allheavy, profound, sound, wakeless(of sleep) deep and complete
allheavy, big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great, large, with childin an advanced stage of pregnancy
ADVERBallheavy, heavilyslowly as if burdened by much weight
NOUNperson heavyan actor who plays villainous roles
cognitionheavya serious (or tragic) role in a play
heavy > pronunciation
Soundshheh'viy
Rhymesanchovy ... wavy: 30 rhymes with viy...
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf comparatively great physical weight or density / density.
Examples
  • "a heavy load"
  • "lead is a heavy metal"
  • "heavy mahogany furniture"
Attribute ofweightThe vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
NarrowerdenseHaving high relative density or specific gravity
doughy, soggyHaving the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking
heavier-than-airrelating to an aircraft heavier than the air it displaces
heftyOf considerable weight and size
massiveConsisting of great mass
non-buoyanttending to sink in a liquid / liquid or fall in air
ponderousHaving great mass and weight and unwieldiness
OppositelightOf comparatively little physical weight or density / density
Spanishpesado
Nounsheavinessthe property of being comparatively great in weight
Adverbsheavilyin a labored manner
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunusually great in degree or quantity or number.
Examples
  • "heavy taxes"
  • "a heavy fine"
  • "heavy casualties"
  • "heavy losses"
  • "heavy rain"
  • "heavy traffic"
Narrowerharshsevere
Oppositelightnot great in degree or quantity or number
Spanishfuerte
Nounsheavinessunwelcome burdensome difficulty
Adverbsheavilyto a considerable degree
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment.
Examples
  • "heavy artillery"
  • "heavy infantry"
  • "a heavy cruiser"
  • "heavy guns"
  • "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries"
OppositelightOf the military or industry
Spanishpesado
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness.
Examples
  • "a heavy heart"
  • "a heavy schedule"
  • "heavy news"
  • "a heavy silence"
  • "heavy eyelids"
Narrowerburdensome, onerous, taxingnot easily borne
distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingCausing distress or worry or anxiety
leaden, weightedmade heavy or weighted down with weariness
oppressiveweighing heavily on the senses or spirit
weightyweighing heavily on the spirit
Oppositelightpsychologically light
Spanishfuerte
Nounsheavinesspersisting sadness
Adverbsheavilyslowly as if burdened by much weight
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 5
Meaningusually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it.
Synonymsfleshy, overweight
BroaderfatHaving an (over)abundance of flesh
Spanishgordo, obeso, pesado
Nounsheavinessthe property of being comparatively great in weight
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(used of soil) compact and fine-grained.
Example"the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
Synonymsclayey, cloggy
BroadercompactClosely and firmly united or packed together
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 7
Meaningdarkened by clouds.
Example"a heavy sky"
Synonymslowering, sullen, threatening
BroadercloudyFull of or covered with clouds
Catalancarregat
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 8
MeaningOf great intensity or power or force.
Examples
  • "a heavy blow"
  • "the fighting was heavy"
  • "heavy seas"
Narrowerbigmarked by intense physical force
OppositelightOf little intensity or power or force
Adverbsheavilywith great force
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 9
Meaning(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight.
Examples
  • "heavy hydrogen"
  • "heavy water"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Oppositelight(physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
Nounsheavinessthe property of being comparatively great in weight
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 10
Meaning(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain.
Example"Iago is the heavy role in 'Othello'"
Broaderwickedmorally bad in principle / principle or practice
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 11
Meaningpermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter.
Example "heavy fog"
Synonymsdense, impenetrable
Broaderthickrelatively dense / dense in consistency
Spanishdenso, espeso, impenetrable, tupido
Catalandens, impenetrable
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 12
MeaningOf relatively large extent and density / density.
Example"a heavy line"
Broaderthicknot thin
Nounsheavinessused of a line or mark
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 13
Meaningmade of fabric having considerable thickness.
Example"a heavy coat"
Broaderthicknot thin
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 14
Meaningprodigious.
Example "heavy investor"
Synonymbig
Broaderintemperateexcessive in behavior
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 15
MeaningFull and loud and deep.
Example"heavy sounds"
Synonymsonorous
Broaderfull(of sound) having marked deepness and body
Spanishrotundo, sonoro
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 16
Meaninggiven to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors.
Synonymsintemperate, hard
BroaderindulgentCharacterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
Spanishexcesivo, inmoderado, intemperado
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 17
MeaningOf great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought.
Example "heavy matters of state"
Synonymsgrave, grievous, weighty
Broaderimportant, of importOf great significance / significance or value
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 18
MeaningSlow and laborious because of weight.
Example"the heavy tread of tired troops"
Synonymslumbering, ponderous
Broaderheavy-footed(of movement) lacking ease or lightness
Spanishgrave, pesado, torpe
Adverbsheavilyin a heavy-footed manner
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 19
Meaninglarge and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work.
Examples
  • "a heavy truck"
  • "heavy machinery"
Broaderheavy-dutydesigned for heavy work
Spanishpesado
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 20
Meaningdense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal.
Example"a heavy pudding"
Broaderindigestibledigested with difficulty
Spanishfuerte, rico
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 21
Meaningsharply inclined.
Example"a heavy grade"
BroadersteepHaving a sharp inclination
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 22
MeaningFull of; bearing great weight.
Example"trees heavy with fruit"
Synonymweighed down
BroaderfullContaining as much or as many as is possible or normal
Nounsheavinessthe property of being comparatively great in weight
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 23
Meaningrequiring or showing effort.
Example"heavy breathing"
Synonymslabored, laboured
Broadereffortfulrequiring great physical effort
Spanishfatigoso, pesado
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 24
MeaningCharacterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort.
Examples
  • "heavy work"
  • "heavy going"
Synonymsarduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome
Broadereffortfulrequiring great physical effort
Spanishagotador, arduo, duro, fatigoso, laborioso, penoso, pesado
Catalanardu, dur, esgotador, fatigant, fatigós, feixuc, laboriós, penós, pesat
Nounsheavinessunwelcome burdensome difficulty
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 25
Meaninglacking lightness or liveliness.
Example"heavy humor"
Synonymleaden
Broaderdulllacking in liveliness or animation
Nounsheavinessan oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 26
Meaning(of sleep) deep and complete.
Example"a heavy sleep"
Synonymsprofound, sound, wakeless
Broaderdeeprelatively deep or strong
Spanishprofundo
English > heavy: 30 senses > adjective 27
MeaningIn an advanced stage of pregnancy.
Synonymsbig, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great, large, with child
Broaderpregnantcarrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
Spanishembarazada, encinta, gestante, preñada
Catalanembarassada, gestant, prenyada
English > heavy: 30 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn actor who plays villainous roles.
Broaderactor, histrion, player, thespian, role playerA theatrical performer
English > heavy: 30 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA serious (or tragic) role in a play.
Broadercharacter, role, theatrical role, part, personaAn actor's portrayal of someone in a play
English > heavy: 30 senses > adverb 1
Meaningslowly as if burdened by much weight.
Example"time hung heavy on their hands"
Synonymheavily

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