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  1. heaviness

    • IPA[ˈhɛvɪnɪs]


    • n.
      the quality of having great weight;a feeling of being weighed down, especially by weariness
    • noun: heaviness

    • 釋義


    • 1. the quality of having great weight Olivia felt the heaviness of her backpack
    • a feeling of being weighed down, especially by weariness a persistent feeling of lethargy and heaviness a sudden heaviness overpowers me
    • 2. great density or thickness the heaviness of the paint
    • lack of delicacy or grace; coarseness a certain heaviness of style
    • the quality of food being hard to digest a vanilla ice cream that is unmistakably English in its heaviness and extreme creaminess
    • 3. a state of being greater in amount, force, or intensity than usual the heaviness of the rains in the valley caused flooding the heaviness of their earlier defeat
    • the quality of being oppressive or overpowering to the senses the heaviness of a hop aroma the heaviness of the dark wood panelling
    • (in relation to rock music) the quality of having a strong bass component and a forceful rhythm the total heaviness of much of this record
    • 4. the quality of being very important or serious a few cartoon gags were introduced into the film to lighten its heaviness
    • a mentally oppressive feeling, especially of sadness or grief he felt the heaviness of loss as he watched her go heaviness of heart