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See definition of heavier on Dictionary.com
  • adj.having great weight
  • adj.difficult, severe
  • adj.depressed, gloomy
  • adj.listless, slow

synonyms for heavier

  • abundant
  • awkward
  • big
  • bulky
  • burdensome
  • considerable
  • cumbersome
  • excessive
  • fat
  • hefty
  • huge
  • large
  • massive
  • substantial
  • unwieldy
  • weighty
  • gross
  • lumbering
  • overweight
  • stout
  • ample
  • beefy
  • built
  • chunky
  • copious
  • corpulent
  • cumbrous
  • elephantine
  • enceinte
  • expectant
  • fleshy
  • gravid
  • laden
  • lead-footed
  • loaded
  • obese
  • oppressed
  • parturient
  • ponderous
  • porcine
  • portly
  • pregnant
  • top-heavy
  • two-ton
  • unmanageable
  • weighted
  • zaftig
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antonyms for heavier

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  • convenient
  • easy
  • graceful
  • handy
  • impoverished
  • insignificant
  • little
  • miniature
  • poor
  • slight
  • small
  • thin
  • tiny
  • unimportant
  • unsubstantial
  • skinny
  • underweight
  • airy
  • gay
  • happy
  • inconsequential
  • joyful
  • light
  • lightweight
  • moving
  • trivial
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How to use heavier in a sentence

Father Salvierderra said if we repined under our crosses, then a heavier cross would be laid on us.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
On this errand he departed, wrapped tightly in his cloak, walking briskly through the now heavier rain.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Because they used a heavier ball, roulette looked about the same as on Earth, and the same went for the dice games.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
The attacking guns threw heavier shot and had a longer range than the Spanish artillery.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
As this cold water is heavier than that which is of higher temperature and nearer the surface, it has no tendency to rise.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Still her weariness gained on her, and her limbs grew heavier, until she could scarcely drag herself along.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
A smaller one was in advance, filled with sailors and soldiers, in order to tow the heavier craft along.
YOUNG GLORY AND THE SPANISH CRUISERWALTER FENTON MOTT
His teeth were larger than normal on earth, and the incisors smaller and more pointed, the canines heavier and longer.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
I wonder whether we ought to lie in here to-day, or take the chance of clearing the foot of the island before it gets heavier.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Her tears instead flowed faster, and her sobs grew heavier, until finally she moaned like a stricken animal in pain.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
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