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heavy

heav·y

heavy

 
pronunciation:
he vi
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: heavier, heaviest
definition 1: having much weight.
a heavy machine
synonyms:
hefty, ponderous, weighty
antonyms:
ethereal, light
similar words:
elephantine, fat, fleshy, massive
definition 2: of great size, quantity, or amount.
a heavy rain
synonyms:
considerable, large
antonyms:
light, meager
similar words:
abundant, copious, dense, extensive, hard, intense, profuse
definition 3: causing great mental anxiety or reflection; serious; deep.
a heavy sorrow
synonyms:
deep, grave, keen, profound
antonyms:
light
similar words:
grievous, heartfelt, overwhelming, serious, weighty
definition 4: of great force; intense; rough.
He gave me a heavy shove.
synonyms:
forceful, powerful, rough
antonyms:
calm, gentle, light
definition 5: depressed or very sad.
a heavy heart
synonyms:
disconsolate, mournful, sad, unhappy
antonyms:
cheerful, light
similar words:
dejected, depressed, downcast, downhearted, grave, heartsick, heavy-hearted, pained
definition 6: charged or loaded.
a decision heavy with implication
synonyms:
charged, fraught
similar words:
crucial, grave, important, momentous, pivotal, serious, weighty
definition 7: difficult to endure.
a heavy burden of debt
synonyms:
onerous, oppressive
similar words:
burdensome, crushing, hard, impossible, intolerable, overwhelming, robust, weighty
definition 8: (slang) deeply meaningful; profound.
That play was really heavy.
synonyms:
deep, profound
antonyms:
lightweight
similar words:
abstruse, esoteric
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: heavies
definition 1: one who is portrayed or perceived as a villain.
She made him the heavy in their divorce.Who's the heavy in this play?
synonyms:
antagonist, villain
definition 2: (slang) an important person.
synonyms:
big shot, honcho, somebody, VIP
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