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heaviness meaning and definition

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Definition of heaviness (noun)

  1. the property of being comparatively great in weight
  2. persisting sadness
    • "nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss"
  3. an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
    • "a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness"; "his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition"
    • synonyms: ponderousness
  4. used of a line or mark
  5. unwelcome burdensome difficulty
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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