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    heaviness

    heaviness - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heaviness

    Definition
    (noun) the property of being comparatively great in weight
    Synonyms : weightiness
    Example Sentence
    • the heaviness of lead
    Definition
    (noun) persisting sadness
    Example Sentence
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss
    Definition
    (noun) an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
    Synonyms : ponderousness
    Example Sentence
    • a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness
    • his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition
    Definition
    (noun) used of a line or mark
    Synonyms : thickness
    Definition
    (noun) unwelcome burdensome difficulty
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