heavy

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Inflections of 'heavy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
heavier
adj comparative
heaviest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'heavy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": heavies

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: weighty
Synonyms:
weighty, massive , hefty , ponderous, of great weight, hard to lift, hard to carry
Antonyms:
light , buoyant , lightweight, featherweight, feather-light, airy, weightless, slight , flimsy , slim , tiny , underweight, skinny , dinky
Sense: Adjective: overweight
Synonyms:
overweight , stout , fat , large , big , chunky , portly, plump , fleshy, corpulent, plus-size
Sense: Adjective: demanding or difficult
Synonyms:
difficult , hard , demanding , challenging , harsh , stiff , tough , severe , brutal, excruciating, grim , burdensome, onerous, backbreaking, cruel , rough , grievous, rugged , arduous, rigorous, exacting, strenuous, killer (slang), grueling, gruelling, murderous, laborious
Antonyms:
easy , trouble-free, trivial , unimportant, insignificant, minor , helpful , convenient , handy , gentle , kind , painless, rewarding , relieving
Sense: Adjective: dense
Synonyms:
dense , thick , viscous, viscid, syrupy, gloopy
Antonyms:
runny, thin , watery, diluted, liquid, weak , soupy, watered-down
Sense: Adjective: dull
Synonyms:
dull , boring , slow , dry , uninteresting , monotonous, numbing, mind-numbing, tedious , ho-hum (informal), humdrum, tiring , drab , ponderous, dusty , flat , stale , wearisome, stuffy
Antonyms:
keen , excited , exciting , enthusiastic , active , energetic , gripping , thrilling , fun , enjoyable , moving , joyful , animated, cheerful , engaging , interesting , riveting
Sense: Adjective: overcast
Synonyms:
cloudy , overcast , clouded over, clouded, dismal , gloomy , dreary , drear, glum, sullen , gray , black , dark
Antonyms:
clear , sunny , light , cloudless, mild , bright , radiant
Sense: Adjective: intense
Synonyms:
intense , severe , relentless , hard , non-stop, fierce , intensive, terrible , profound , heavy-duty, blistering , fearsome, explosive, excruciating, violent , furious
Sense: Adjective: powerful
Synonyms:
powerful , forceful, potent, influential , significant , strong , mighty , important
Sense: Adjective: filling to eat
Synonyms:
filling , substantial , stodgy, carby (informal), carb-heavy, carb-laden
Sense: Adjective: excessive - smoking, drinking, etc.
Synonyms:
excessive, binge , compulsive, extreme , overindulgent, immoderate
Sense: Adjective: damp
Synonyms:
damp , sodden, soggy, wet
Antonyms:
dry , fresh , solid , hard , dehydrated, arid, digestible
Sense: Adjective: humid
Synonyms:
humid , muggy (informal), clammy, sticky , stuffy , close (informal), oppressive
Sense: Adjective: serious
Synonyms:
serious , grave , solemn, weighty, important , profound , pregnant
Sense: Adjective: full of sorrow
Synonyms:
full of sorrow, sorrowful, grief-stricken, downcast, miserable , gloomy , forlorn , unhappy , mournful, joyless, melancholic, glum, saddened, downhearted, down-hearted, sorry , sad , depressed

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