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heavy

(Burdened), adjective benumbing, careworn, clumsy, dejected, depressed with sorrow, dull, dulled, gloomy, languid, leaden, serious, sluggish, somber, stolid, tempestuous, tiresome, torpid, violent, weary
Associated concepts: heavy burden to fulfill in order to prove a case

heavy

(Important), adjective commanding, eventful, immense, noteworthy, overwhelming, prominent, solemn, vast

heavy

(Onerous), adjective afflictive, burdensome, consequential, critical, cumbersome, difficult, excessive, grave, grievous, hard, imposing, intense, intolerable, notable, oppressive, striking, severe, substantial, trying, unbearable, unpleasant, unwieldy, wearying

heavy

(Ponderous), adjective careful, deliberate, profound, serious, weighty
See also: grave, intense, onerous, oppressive, pedestrian, ponderous, profound, solemn, torpid
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