hevy

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English hefiġ, from Proto-Germanic *habīgaz, equivalent to heven +‎ -y.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛːviː/, /ˈhɛviː/

Adjective[edit]

hevy (plural and weak singular hevye, comparative hevyere, superlative hevyest)

  1. Having great weight; heavy.
  2. Having great force or intensity.
  3. Having great importance or meaning.
  4. Difficult to bear or accomplish; burdensome.
  5. Slow in movement.
  6. Lacking in vitality due to factors such as fatigue, age, disease or conscience.
  7. Burdened with woe or sorrow; sad, troubled.
  8. Angry or vexed (usually formed with to).
  9. (of a topic) Grave, serious.
  10. (of reputation) ill, infamous, bad
  11. (of scent) Having an offensive odor.
  12. (of sound) Low in pitch.

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  • English: heavy
  • Scots: hivy

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Adverb[edit]

hevy

  1. With weight; heavily.
  2. In a troubling or burdensome manner.
  3. In a displeased or vexed manner.
  4. With sorrow or woe; heavy-heartedly.

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Noun[edit]

hevy (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being heavy; heaviness.
  2. Physical affliction.

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