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Synonyms for heavy

Synonyms for (noun) heavy

Synonyms: heavy Definition: a serious (or tragic) role in a play

Similar words: persona, part, role, theatrical role, character Definition: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play Usage: she played the part of Desdemona

Synonyms: heavy Definition: an actor who plays villainous roles

Similar words: actor, histrion, role player, thespian, player Definition: a theatrical performer

Synonyms for (adjective) heavy

Synonyms: big, with child, large, heavy, gravid, great, enceinte, expectant Definition: in an advanced stage of pregnancy Usage: was big with child; was great with child

Similar words: pregnant Definition: carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life

Synonyms: lowering, heavy, sullen, threatening Definition: darkened by clouds Usage: a heavy sky

Similar words: cloudy Definition: full of or covered with clouds Usage: cloudy skies

Synonyms: clayey, cloggy, heavy Definition: (used of soil) compact and fine-grained Usage: the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated

Similar words: compact Definition: closely and firmly united or packed together Usage: compact soil; compact clusters of flowers

Synonyms: profound, wakeless, heavy, sound Definition: (of sleep) deep and complete Usage: a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep

Similar words: deep Definition: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply Usage: a deep breath; a deep sigh; deep concentration; deep emotion; a deep trance; in a deep sleep

Synonyms: leaden, heavy Definition: lacking lightness or liveliness Usage: heavy humor; a leaden conversation

Similar words: dull Definition: lacking in liveliness or animation Usage: he was so dull at parties; a dull political campaign; a large dull impassive man; dull days with nothing to do; how dull and dreary the world is; fell back into one of her dull moods

Synonyms: heavy, grueling, gruelling, hard, laborious, backbreaking, arduous, toilsome, operose, punishing Definition: characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort Usage: worked their arduous way up the mining valley; a grueling campaign; hard labor; heavy work; heavy going; spent many laborious hours on the project; set a punishing pace

Similar words: effortful Definition: requiring great physical effort

Synonyms: heavy, labored, laboured Definition: requiring or showing effort Usage: heavy breathing; the subject made for labored reading

Similar words: effortful Definition: requiring great physical effort

Synonyms: fleshy, overweight, heavy Definition: usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

Similar words: fat Definition: having an (over)abundance of flesh Usage: he hadn't remembered how fat she was

Synonyms: heavy, weighed down Definition: full of; bearing great weight Usage: trees heavy with fruit; vines weighed down with grapes

Similar words: full Definition: containing as much or as many as is possible or normal Usage: a full glass; a sky full of stars; a full life; the auditorium was full to overflowing

Synonyms: heavy Definition: sharply inclined Usage: a heavy grade

Similar words: steep Definition: having a sharp inclination Usage: the steep attic stairs; steep cliffs

Synonyms: heavy Definition: dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal Usage: a heavy pudding

Similar words: indigestible Definition: digested with difficulty

Synonyms: heavy Definition: of comparatively great physical weight or density Usage: a heavy load; lead is a heavy metal; heavy mahogany furniture

Similar words: dense Definition: having high relative density or specific gravity Usage: dense as lead

Similar words: doughy, soggy Definition: having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking Usage: the cake fell; it's a doughy mess

Similar words: heavier-than-air Definition: relating to an aircraft heavier than the air it displaces

Similar words: hefty Definition: of considerable weight and size Usage: a hefty dictionary

Similar words: massive Definition: consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter Usage: Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets

Similar words: non-buoyant Definition: tending to sink in a liquid or fall in air

Similar words: ponderous Definition: having great mass and weight and unwieldiness Usage: a ponderous stone; a ponderous burden; ponderous weapons

Synonyms: heavy Definition: large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work Usage: a heavy truck; heavy machinery

Similar words: heavy-duty Definition: designed for heavy work Usage: a heavy-duty detergent; heavy-duty gloves

Synonyms: heavy Definition: marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness Usage: a heavy heart; a heavy schedule; heavy news; a heavy silence; heavy eyelids

Similar words: taxing, burdensome, onerous Definition: not easily borne; wearing Usage: the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return; my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests; a taxing schedule

Similar words: perturbing, worrisome, worrying, troubling, distressful, distressing, disturbing Definition: causing distress or worry or anxiety Usage: distressing (or disturbing) news; lived in heroic if something distressful isolation; a disturbing amount of crime; a revelation that was most perturbing; a new and troubling thought; in a particularly worrisome predicament; a worrying situation; a worrying time

Similar words: weighted, leaden Definition: made heavy or weighted down with weariness Usage: his leaden arms; weighted eyelids

Similar words: oppressive Definition: weighing heavily on the senses or spirit Usage: the atmosphere was oppressive; oppressive sorrows

Similar words: weighty Definition: weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry Usage: weighty problems

Synonyms: heavy Definition: unusually great in degree or quantity or number Usage: heavy taxes; a heavy fine; heavy casualties; heavy losses; heavy rain; heavy traffic

Similar words: harsh Definition: severe Usage: a harsh penalty

Synonyms: heavy Definition: of great intensity or power or force Usage: a heavy blow; the fighting was heavy; heavy seas

Similar words: big Definition: marked by intense physical force Usage: a big wind

Synonyms: heavy, ponderous, lumbering Definition: slow and laborious because of weight Usage: the heavy tread of tired troops; moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot; ponderous prehistoric beasts; a ponderous yawn

Similar words: heavy-footed Definition: (of movement) lacking ease or lightness Usage: his tired heavy-footed walk

Synonyms: grave, grievous, heavy, weighty Definition: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought Usage: grave responsibilities; faced a grave decision in a time of crisis; a grievous fault; heavy matters of state; the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference

Similar words: important, of import Definition: of great significance or value Usage: important people; the important questions of the day

Synonyms: heavy, intemperate, hard Definition: given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors Usage: a hard drinker

Similar words: indulgent Definition: characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone Usage: indulgent grandparents

Synonyms: sonorous, heavy Definition: full and loud and deep Usage: heavy sounds; a herald chosen for his sonorous voice

Similar words: full Definition: (of sound) having marked deepness and body Usage: full tones; a full voice

Synonyms: heavy, big Definition: prodigious Usage: big spender; big eater; heavy investor

Similar words: intemperate Definition: excessive in behavior Usage: intemperate rage

Synonyms: heavy Definition: made of fabric having considerable thickness Usage: a heavy coat

Similar words: thick Definition: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions Usage: an inch thick; a thick board; a thick sandwich; spread a thick layer of butter; thick coating of dust; thick warm blankets

Synonyms: heavy Definition: of relatively large extent and density Usage: a heavy line

Similar words: thick Definition: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions Usage: an inch thick; a thick board; a thick sandwich; spread a thick layer of butter; thick coating of dust; thick warm blankets

Synonyms: dense, impenetrable, heavy Definition: permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter Usage: dense smoke; heavy fog; impenetrable gloom

Similar words: thick Definition: relatively dense in consistency Usage: thick cream; thick soup; thick smoke; thick fog

Synonyms: heavy Definition: (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain Usage: Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'

Similar words: wicked Definition: morally bad in principle or practice