Textual thesaurus for "heavy"

(adj) big, with child, large, gravid, great, enceinte, expectant

in an advanced stage of pregnancy

was big with child; was great with child

(adj) lowering, sullen, threatening

darkened by clouds

a heavy sky

(adj) clayey, cloggy

(used of soil) compact and fine-grained

the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated

(adj) profound, wakeless, sound

(of sleep) deep and complete

a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep

(adj) leaden

lacking lightness or liveliness

heavy humor; a leaden conversation

(adj) grueling, gruelling, hard, laborious, backbreaking, arduous, toilsome, operose, punishing

characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

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

(adj) labored, laboured

requiring or showing effort

heavy breathing; the subject made for labored reading

(adj) fleshy, overweight

usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

(adj) weighed down

full of; bearing great weight

trees heavy with fruit; vines weighed down with grapes

(adj) ponderous, lumbering

slow and laborious because of weight

the heavy tread of tired troops; moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot; ponderous prehistoric beasts; a ponderous yawn

(adj) grave, grievous, weighty

of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

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

(adj) intemperate, hard

given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

a hard drinker

(adj) sonorous

full and loud and deep

heavy sounds; a herald chosen for his sonorous voice

(adj) big


big spender; big eater; heavy investor

(adj) dense, impenetrable

permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter

dense smoke; heavy fog; impenetrable gloom

(adv) heavily

slowly as if burdened by much weight

time hung heavy on their hands