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heavy



I - noun
1. an actor who plays villainous roles
Hypernyms:
actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player
2. a serious (or tragic) role in a play
Hypernyms:
character, role, theatrical role, part, persona

II - adjective
1. of comparatively great physical weight or density (Freq. 32)
- a heavy load
- lead is a heavy metal
- heavy mahogany furniture
Ant:
light
Similar to:
dense, doughy, soggy, heavier-than-air, hefty,
massive, non-buoyant, ponderous
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
Attrubites:
weight
2. unusually great in degree or quantity or number (Freq. 10)
- heavy taxes
- a heavy fine
- heavy casualties
- heavy losses
- heavy rain
- heavy traffic
Ant:
light
Similar to:
harsh
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
3. of the military or industry;
using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment (Freq. 5)
- 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
Ant:
light
4. marked by great psychological weight;
weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness (Freq. 2)
- a heavy heart
- a heavy schedule
- heavy news
- a heavy silence
- heavy eyelids
Ant:
light
Similar to:
burdensome, onerous, taxing, distressing, distressful,
disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying, leaden,
weighted, oppressive, weighty
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
5. (used of soil) compact and fine-grained (Freq. 1)
- the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated
Syn:
clayey, cloggy
Similar to:
compact
6. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it (Freq. 1)
Syn:
fleshy, overweight
Similar to:
fat
Derivationally related forms:
overweight (for: overweight), heaviness, fleshiness (for: fleshy)
7. darkened by clouds (Freq. 1)
- a heavy sky
Syn:
lowering, sullen, threatening
Similar to:
cloudy
Derivationally related forms:
sullenness (for: sullen)
8. of great intensity or power or force
- a heavy blow
- the fighting was heavy
- heavy seas
Ant:
light
Similar to:
big
9. (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
- heavy hydrogen
- heavy water
Ant:
light
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
Topics:
chemistry, chemical science
10. (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
- Iago is the heavy role in 'Othello'
Similar to:
wicked
11. of relatively large extent and density
- a heavy line
Similar to:
thick
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
12. made of fabric having considerable thickness
- a heavy coat
Similar to:
thick
13. full and loud and deep
- heavy sounds
- a herald chosen for his sonorous voice
Syn:
sonorous
Similar to:
full
Derivationally related forms:
sonorousness (for: sonorous), sonority (for: sonorous)
14. 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
Syn:
lumbering, ponderous
Similar to:
heavy-footed
Derivationally related forms:
ponderousness (for: ponderous)
15. large and powerful;
especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
- a heavy truck
- heavy machinery
Similar to:
heavy-duty
16. dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
- a heavy pudding
Similar to:
indigestible
17. sharply inclined
- a heavy grade
Similar to:
steep
18. full of;
bearing great weight
- trees heavy with fruit
- vines weighed down with grapes
Syn:
weighed down
Similar to:
full
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
19. requiring or showing effort
- heavy breathing
- the subject made for labored reading
Syn:
labored, laboured
Similar to:
effortful
20. characterized by 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
Syn:
arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard,
laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome
Similar to:
effortful
Derivationally related forms:
toilsomeness (for: toilsome), operoseness (for: operose), labor (for: laborious), laboriousness (for: laborious), heaviness, hardness (for: hard), arduousness (for: arduous)
21. prodigious
- big spender
- big eater
- heavy investor
Syn:
big
Similar to:
intemperate
22. lacking lightness or liveliness
- heavy humor
- a leaden conversation
Syn:
leaden
Similar to:
dull
Derivationally related forms:
heaviness
23. (of sleep) deep and complete
- a heavy sleep
- fell into a profound sleep
- a sound sleeper
- deep wakeless sleep
Syn:
profound, sound, wakeless
Similar to:
deep
Derivationally related forms:
profoundness (for: profound)
24. in an advanced stage of pregnancy
- was big with child
- was great with child
Syn:
big, enceinte, expectant, gravid, great,
large, with child
Similar to:
pregnant
Derivationally related forms:
largeness (for: large), gravidness (for: gravid), gravidity (for: gravid), expect (for: expectant)
25. permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
- dense smoke
- heavy fog
- impenetrable gloom
Syn:
dense, impenetrable
Similar to:
thick
Derivationally related forms:
density (for: dense)
26. 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
Syn:
grave, grievous, weighty
Similar to:
important, of import
Derivationally related forms:
weightiness (for: weighty), weight (for: weighty), graveness (for: grave), gravity (for: grave)
27. given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
- a hard drinker
Syn:
intemperate, hard
Similar to:
indulgent
Derivationally related forms:
intemperateness (for: intemperate)

III - adverb
slowly as if burdened by much weight
- time hung heavy on their hands
Syn:
heavily
Derived from adjective:
heavy (for: heavily)

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