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Definition of Heavy

Heavy

  1. Having the heaves.
  2. 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.
  3. Not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, etc.
  4. Laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.
  5. Slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.
  6. Strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.
  7. Loud; deep; -- said of sound; as, heavy thunder.
  8. Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; -- said of the sky.
  9. Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; -- said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.
  10. Not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.
  11. Not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested; -- said of food.
  12. Having much body or strength; -- said of wines, or other liquors.
  13. With child; pregnant.
  14. Heavily; -- sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.
  15. To make heavy.

Heavy Quotations

Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
Marilyn Monroe

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
Warren Buffett

Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries - for heavy ones they cannot.
Niccolo Machiavelli

I was looking for something a lot heavier, yet melodic at the same time. Something different from heavy metal, a different attitude.
Kurt Cobain

The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
Erma Bombeck
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Heavy Translations

heavy in Afrikaans is swaar
heavy in Danish is tung
heavy in Dutch is drukkend, zwaar
heavy in German is schwer, schwer
heavy in Italian is pesante, veemente, grosso
heavy in Latin is plumbeus, gravis
heavy in Norwegian is tung
heavy in Portuguese is pesado
heavy in Spanish is abrupto, pesado
heavy in Swedish is tung, grov

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