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  Words related to heavy

Related / Similar Words: lowering, sullen, threatening, clayey, cloggy, profound, sound, wakeless, leaden, arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, laborious, punishing, toilsome, labored, laboured, fleshy, overweight, weighed down, lumbering, ponderous, grave, grievous, weighty, sonorous, accented, strong, hard(a), dense, impenetrable, thick, heavily


  • a serious (or tragic) role in a play;
  • an actor who plays villainous roles;
  • darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky";
  • (used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated";
  • (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep";
  • lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation";
  • 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;
  • requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading";
  • usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it;
  • full of; bearing great weight; "trees heavy with fruit"; "vines weighed down with grapes";
  • sharply inclined; "a heavy grade";
  • dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal; "a heavy pudding";
  • of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogony furniture";
  • large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work; "a heavy truck"; "heavy machinery";
  • 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";
  • unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic";
  • (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; "heavy hydrogen"; "heavy water";
  • of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas";
  • 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";
  • 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 a;
  • 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";
  • full and loud and deep; "heavy sounds"; "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice";
  • used of syllables or musical beats;
  • of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately; "does a lot of hard drinking"; "a heavy drinker";
  • made of fabric having considerable thickness; "a heavy coat";
  • permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom";
  • having or suggesting a viscous consistency; "heavy cream";
  • (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello''";
  • wide from side to side; "a heavy black mark";
  • slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands";

    Attributes: weight


    Anagrams: Yahve


    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: swaar   Albanian: rëndë  
    Chinese: 重的   Croatian: težak  
    Danish: tung   Dutch: zwaar  
    Esperanto: peza   Finnish: painava  
    French: lourd   Frisian: swier  
    German: schwer   Greek: βαρύς  
    Hungarian: nehéz   Icelandic: þungur  
    Italian: pesante   Japanese: 重い  
    Korean: 무거운   Latin: gravis  
    Polish: ciężki   Portuguese: pesado  
    Romanian: greu   Russian: тяжелый  
    Spanish: pesado   Swedish: tung  
    Telugu: బరువైన   Vietnamese: nặng  
    Welsh: trwm  
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