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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unwelcome burdensome difficulty; The property of being comparatively great in weight; Used of a line or mark; An oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency; Persisting sadness.

Usage examples (38)
  • His lectures tend to heaviness and repetition
  • Nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss
  • The heaviness of lead
  • Great heaviness is often necessary to a Christian's good: If need be, you are in heaviness. for more
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