heaviness

Definitions of heaviness
  1. noun
    the property of being comparatively great in weight
    “the heaviness of lead”
    synonyms: weightiness
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    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
  2. noun
    unwelcome burdensome difficulty
    synonyms: burdensomeness, onerousness, oppressiveness
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    type of:
    difficultness, difficulty
    the quality of being difficult
  3. noun
    an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
    “his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition”
    synonyms: ponderousness
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    type of:
    uninterestingness
    inability to capture or hold one's interest
  4. noun
    persisting sadness
    “nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss”
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    type of:
    sadness, unhappiness
    emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
  5. noun
    used of a line or mark
    synonyms: thickness
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    type of:
    broadness, wideness
    the property of being wide; having great width
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