heaviness

Primary Meanings of heaviness

1.
n
the property of being comparatively great in weight
2.
n
persisting sadness
3.
n
used of a line or mark
Full Definitions of heaviness
1

n the property of being comparatively great in weight

“the heaviness of lead”
Synonyms:
weightiness
Antonyms:
lightness, weightlessness
the property of being comparatively small in weight
Types:
heft, heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness
the property of being large in mass
preponderance
exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight
Type of:
weight
the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

n unwelcome burdensome difficulty

Synonyms:
burdensomeness, onerousness, oppressiveness
Type of:
difficultness, difficulty
the quality of being difficult

n an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency

“his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition”
Synonyms:
ponderousness
Type of:
uninterestingness
inability to capture or hold one's interest
2

n persisting sadness

“nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss”
Type of:
sadness, unhappiness
emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
3

n used of a line or mark

Synonyms:
thickness
Type of:
broadness, wideness
the property of being wide; having great width

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