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Definition 1: the property of being comparatively great in weight - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where heaviness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the heaviness of lead

Synonyms for heaviness in the sense of this definition

(heaviness is a kind of ...) the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

(... is a kind of heaviness ) the property of being large in mass

(... is a kind of heaviness ) exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight

"the least preponderance in either pan will unbalance the scale"

Definition 2: used of a line or mark - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for heaviness in the sense of this definition

(heaviness is a kind of ...) the property of being wide; having great width

Definition 3: unwelcome burdensome difficulty - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for heaviness in the sense of this definition

(heaviness is a kind of ...) the quality of being difficult

"they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"

Definition 4: an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where heaviness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness
  • his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition

Synonyms for heaviness in the sense of this definition

(heaviness is a kind of ...) inability to capture or hold one's interest

Definition 5: persisting sadness - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where heaviness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

(heaviness is a kind of ...) emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

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