Word:

Heavy

Heav´y
a.1.Having the heaves.
1.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.
2.Not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, etc.
The hand of the Lord was heavy upon them of Ashdod.
- 1 Sam. v. 6.
The king himself hath a heavy reckoning to make.
- Shak.
Sent hither to impart the heavy news.
- Wordsworth.
Trust him not in matter of heavy consequence.
- Shak.
3.Laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.
The heavy [sorrowing] nobles all in council were.
- Chapman.
A light wife doth make a heavy husband.
- Shak.
4.Slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.
Whilst the heavy plowman snores.
- Shak.
Of a heavy, dull, degenerate mind.
- Dryden.
Neither [is] his ear heavy, that it can not hear.
- Is. lix. 1.
5.Strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.
6.Loud; deep; - said of sound; as, heavy thunder.
But, hark! that heavy sound breaks in once more.
- Byron.
7.Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; - said of the sky.
8.Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; - said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.
9.Not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.
10.Not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested; - said of food.
11.Having much body or strength; - said of wines, or other liquors.
12.With child; pregnant.
Heavy artillery
a - (Mil.) Guns of great weight or large caliber, esp. siege, garrison, and seacoast guns.
b - Troops which serve heavy guns.
Heavy cavalry
See under Cavalry.
Heavy fire
(Mil.) a continuous or destructive cannonading, or discharge of small arms.
Heavy metal
(Mil.) large guns carrying balls of a large size; also, large balls for such guns.
Heavy metals
(Chem.) See under Metal.
Heavy weight
c - in wrestling, boxing, etc., a term applied to the heaviest of the classes into which contestants are divided. Cf. Feather weight (c), under Feather.
adv.1.Heavily; - sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.
v. t.1.To make heavy.
Noun1.heavy - an actor who plays villainous roles
2.heavy - a serious (or tragic) role in a play
Adj.1.heavy - of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogony furniture"
Antonyms:
light - of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
2.heavy - unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic"
Antonyms:
light - not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney"
3.heavy - 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"; "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries"
Antonyms:
light - of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons"
4.heavy - having or suggesting a viscous consistency; "heavy cream"
5.heavy - wide from side to side; "a heavy black mark"
Synonyms: thick
6.heavy - 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"
Antonyms:
light - psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart"
7.heavy - usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
Synonyms: fleshy, overweight
8.heavy - (used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
Synonyms: cloggy, clayey
9.heavy - darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
10.heavy - of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas"
Antonyms:
light - of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze"
11.heavy - (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; "heavy hydrogen"; "heavy water"
Antonyms:
light - (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water"
12.heavy - (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'"
13.heavy - permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"
Synonyms: dense, impenetrable
14.heavy - made of fabric having considerable thickness; "a heavy coat"
15.heavy - of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately; "does a lot of hard drinking"; "a heavy drinker"
Synonyms: hard
16.heavy - prodigious; "big spender"; "big eater"; "heavy investor"
Synonyms: big
17.heavy - used of syllables or musical beats
Synonyms: accented, strong
18.heavy - full and loud and deep; "heavy sounds"; "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice"
Synonyms: sonorous
19.heavy - 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"
Synonyms: weighty, grave, grievous
20.heavy - 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"
Synonyms: lumbering, ponderous
21.heavy - large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work; "a heavy truck"; "heavy machinery"
22.heavy - dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal; "a heavy pudding"
23.heavy - sharply inclined; "a heavy grade"
24.heavy - full of; bearing great weight; "trees heavy with fruit"; "vines weighed down with grapes"
Synonyms: weighed down
25.heavy - requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"
Synonyms: labored, laboured
26.heavy - 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"
27.heavy - lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"
Synonyms: leaden
28.heavy - (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
Synonyms: wakeless, profound, sound
29.heavy - in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
Adv.1.heavy - slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands"
Synonyms: heavily
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drugged, drugged with sleep, dry, dryasdust, ducky, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-witted, durable, dusty, earnest, effete, effortful, elegant, elephantine, empty, encumbered, endowed with beauty, enduring, enervated, esoteric, etiolated, exanimate, excessive, exhausting, exhaustive, expectant, expecting, exquisite, exuberant, eye-filling, fab, fade, fat, fat part, fat-witted, fatal, fateful, fatty, feeder, fine, fine and dandy, firm, flat, fleshy, flourishing, flowerlike, foil, forced, forceful, formal, formidable, foul, front, full, full-bodied, gaumy, gear, gelatinous, gestating, glairy, glide, glossal, glottal, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gone, gooey, graceful, gracile, grand, gravid, great, grey, grieving, grinding, groggy, groovy, gross, gross-headed, grueling, grumous, guinde, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, guttural, half asleep, halting, handsome, hard, hard-earned, hard-fought, heavily, heavy with child, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, heavyhearted, heavyset, heavyweight, hebetudinous, hefty, hermetic, hero, heroine, high, hippo, histrio, histrion, ho-hum, hollow, hot, hunky-dory, impenetrable, impermeable, important, imposing, in a stupor, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive, inane, inanimate, incomprehensible, inert, inexcitable, ingenue, inkhorn, insipid, inspissated, insupportable, intolerable, intonated, irksome, irresistible, jaded, jam-packed, jam-up, jammed, jejune, jelled, jellied, jellylike, jungled, jungly, just dandy, juvenile, keen, killing, knocked up, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, labored, laborious, lackadaisical, laden, laden with sorrow, languid, languorous, lasting, latent, lateral, lax, lead, lead role, leaden, leadenly, leading lady, leading man, leading woman, lenticularis, lethargic, lifeless, lines, lingual, liquid, listless, loaded, logy, long-faced, lovely, low, low-pitched, low-spirited, lowering, lumbering, lump, lumpish, lush, luxuriant, main, mammatus, marvy, massy, matinee idol, maximum, mean, melancholy, mid, mighty, mime, mimer, mimic, miserable, monologist, monophthongal, monotonous, moribund, morose, mucilaginous, mummer, muted, napping, narcoleptic, narcose, narcotized, narcous, narrow, nasal, nasalized, neat, nebulous, nifty, nimbose, nobby, nodding, nonporous, nubilous, numb, obese, obtuse, occlusive, occult, okay, onerous, onerously, open, operose, oppressed, oscitant, out of it, out of sight, overburdensome, overcast, overclouded, overflowing, overgrown, overloaded, overrun, overweight, oxytone, packed, painful, palatal, palatalized, pale, pallid, pantomime, pantomimist, part, parturient, passive, pasty, paunchy, peachy, peachy-keen, pedestrian, person, personage, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phlegmatic, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, piece, pitch, pitched, plaguey, playactor, player, plenary, plodding, plump, pointless, poky, pompous, ponderously, pooped, portentous, portly, posttonic, potbelly, powerful, preggers, pregnant, pretty, prodigious, profound, profuse, prosaic, protagonist, protean actor, pulchritudinous, punishing, rank, reciter, recondite, rich, riotous, ripping, role, roly-poly, ropy, rounded, rugged, rum, sad, sad of heart, sad-eyed, sad-faced, saddened, sadhearted, sated, scrumptious, secret, sedated, sedentary, semivowel, sepulchral, serried, sesquipedalian, side, slabby, slack, slap-up, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk, sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleeping, sleepy, slimy, slithery, slow, slow-witted, sluggish, slumbering, slumberous, slumbery, smashing, smoldering, snoozy, sober, soft, solemn, solid, something else, somnolent, sonant, soporific, sore, sorrowful, soubrette, sound, spiffing, spiffy, spiritless, squally, stable, stage performer, stage player, stagnant, stagnating, staid, standing, starchy, static, steady, sterile, sticky, stiff, stifling, stilted, stodgy, stooge, stopped, stormy, stout, straight man, straight part, strained, stratiform, stratous, strenuous, stressed, stretchy, stringy, stroller, strolling player, strong, stuffy, stultified, stultifying, stunning, stupid, stuporose, stuporous, sturdy, substantial, superfetate, superficial, superimpregnated, supine, supporting character, supporting role, surd, suspended, swagbelly, swell, syllabic, syrupy, tacky, tame, tasteless, tedious, teeming, tenacious, tense, theatrical, thespian, thick, thick-bodied, thick-brained, thick-growing, thick-headed, thick-pated, thick-witted, thickened, thickset, thickskulled, threatening, three-dimensional, throaty, thunderheaded, title role, toilsome, tonal, tonic, torpid, torrential, total, tough, tragic, tremelloid, tremellose, troublesome, trouper, tub, tub of lard, tubby, tun, turgid, twangy, tyrannous, unaccented, unaroused, unbearable, unfathomable, ungraceful, unhandy, unhappy, uninteresting, unlively, unmanageable, unrounded, unstressed, unsupportable, unweeded, unwieldy, unyielding, uphill, upsetting, utility man, vapid, vegetable, vegetative, velar, vexatious, villain, violent, viscid, viscose, viscous, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, walk-on, walking part, wan, weak, wearing, wearisome, weary, wearying, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, weighed upon, weighted down, weightily, well-built, well-constructed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-made, wide, with child, wizard, wooden, world-weary, yawning, yawny
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