Definitions for heavily
ˈhɛv ə liheav·i·ly
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heavily.
heavily, to a great extentadverb
to a considerable degree
"he relied heavily on others' data"
in a heavy-footed manner
"he walked heavily up the three flights to his room"
with great force
"she hit her arm heavily against the wall"
in a manner designed for heavy duty
"a heavily constructed car"; "heavily armed"
slowly as if burdened by much weight
"time hung heavy on their hands"
in a labored manner
"he breathed heavily"
heavily, intemperately, hardadverb
"he drank heavily"
Greatly; intensely; as, heavily involved in a plot; heavily invested in real estate.
In large quantity; as, it rained heavily.
in a heavy manner
with a great weight
to a considerable degree, to a great extent
in a manner designed for heavy duty
so as to be thick or heavy
in a laboured manner
he breathed heavily
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from heavy.
Ease must be impracticable to the envious: they lie under a double misfortune; common calamities and common blessings fall heavily upon them. Jeremy Collier, of Envy.
I came hither to transport the tydings,
Which I have heavily born. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Why looks your grace so heavily to-day?
—— O, I have past a miserable night. William Shakespeare, R. III.
This O’Neil took very heavily, because his condition in the army was less pleasant to him. Edward Hyde.
in a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded
as if burdened with a great weight; slowly and laboriously; with difficulty; hence, in a slow, difficult, or suffering manner; sorrowfully
Etymology: [From 2d Heavy.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'heavily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2481
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'heavily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4591
Rank popularity for the word 'heavily' in Adverbs Frequency: #204
The numerical value of heavily in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of heavily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The government alleges that the defendant on this day was heavily engaged in his spoofing activities, he was, through that activity, contributing to that market imbalance.
The ranchers generate public sympathy for their custom and culture, all the while despoiling the land, wildlife, and water and disregarding the laws that govern the heavily subsidized grazing permits they feel so entitled to.
The impact of COVID-19 is big and is long, citizens are heavily indebted because of their home and car loans and that has resulted in a decline in disposable income.
Our management team apologize to [ the operator in charge of overseeing the process ] because we had made some manual procedure changes between the attempt on Monday and attempt on Saturday, we practiced it during the week but they'd only had a couple of chances. So we didn't as a leadership team, put our our operators in the best place we could have we rely really heavily on our credit team.
The landscape for financial services has been heavily democratized by the rise of the ETF, now social media platforms have the opportunity to democratize the accessibility and delivery of those products and advisory services.
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