Definitions for pregnant
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pregnant.
carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
meaning(a), pregnant, significantadjective
rich in significance or implication
"a meaning look"
filled with or attended with
"words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense"
Carrying developing offspring within the body.
I went to the doctor and, guess what, we're pregnant!
Having numerous possibilities or implications.
Fertile, prolific (usually of soil, ground etc.).
Etymology: (compare archaic Modern French prégnant), from Classical praegnans, variant of praegnas, probably from prae- + gnasci.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: pregnant, Fr. prægnans, Lat.
Dove-like sat’st brooding on the vast abyss,
And mad’st it pregnant. John Milton.
His town, as fame reports, was built of old
By Danae, pregnant with almighty gold. Dryden.
Through either ocean, foolish man!
That pregnant word sent forth again,
Might to a world extend each atom there,
For every drop call forth a sea, a heav’n for ev’ry star. Pri.
All these in their pregnant causes mixt. John Milton.
Call the floods from high, to rush amain
With pregnant streams, to swell the teeming grain. Dryden.
These knew not the just motives and pregnant grounds, with which I thought myself furnished. Charles I .
An egregious and pregnant instance how far virtue surpasses ingenuity. John Woodward, Nat. Hist.
O detestable, passive obedience! did I ever imagine I should become thy votary in so pregnant an instance. Arb.
This granted, as it is a most pregnant and unforc’d position, who stands so eminent in the degree of this fortune as Cassio? a knave very voluble. William Shakespeare, Othello.
Were’t not that we stand up against them all,
’Twere pregnant, they should square between themselves. William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra.
A most poor man made tame to fortune’s blows,
Who by the art of known and feeling sorrows,
Am pregnant to good pity. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
My matter hath no voice, but to your own most pregnant and vouchsafed ear. William Shakespeare.
being with young, as a female; having conceived; great with young; breeding; teeming; gravid; preparing to bring forth
heavy with important contents, significance, or issue; full of consequence or results; weighty; as, pregnant replies
full of promise; abounding in ability, resources, etc.; as, a pregnant youth
a pregnant woman
affording entrance; receptive; yielding; willing; open; prompt
Etymology: [L. praegnans, -antis; prae before + genere, gignere, to beget: cf. F. prgnant. See Gender, 2d Kin.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
preg′nant, adj. being with child or young: fruitful: abounding with results: full of meaning: implying more than is actually expressed: ready-witted: clever: ingenious: full of promise: free: evident: clear.—n. Preg′nancy, state of being pregnant: fertility: unusual capacity.—adv. Preg′nantly. [O. Fr.—L. prægnans, -antis.]
To have a developing foetus in the womb.
They were delighted she was pregnant as they both chose to have a child.
Submitted by MaryC on December 30, 2019
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pregnant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4334
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pregnant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2993
Rank popularity for the word 'pregnant' in Adjectives Frequency: #559
The numerical value of pregnant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of pregnant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
I'm concerned about sustained transmission because it would suggest that the virus (is) establishing itself and it could move into high risk groups including children, the immunocompromised and pregnant women.
We now see increased numbers of pregnant people admitted to the ICU in July and August.
I’m 20 weeks pregnant.
Whether the choice to have an abortion is easy or hard, whether there are traumatic situations or not, none of that should be the issue, it is simply nobody's business what choices we as pregnant people make about our own bodies.
The new policy should take into consideration the vulnerability of these girls. There should be a legal mechanism to protect them, also penalties should be heftier to deter the culprits, not every single girl who falls pregnant got it consciously. Some of them were raped. So expelling them from school is like condemning them.
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- حامل, حبلىArabic
- ཕྲུ་གུ་སྐྱེ་ཡག་ཡོད་པTibetan Standard
- embarassada, prenyat, prenyada, encintaCatalan, Valencian
- højgravid, gravidDanish
- bedeutungsvoll, trächtig, schwangerGerman
- embarazado, embarazada, preñada, encinta, preñadoSpanish
- tiine, raseEstonian
- حامله, باردارPersian
- raskaana, raskas, monisyinen, monitahoinenFinnish
- tvílívað, upp á vegin, við barnFaroese
- swierWestern Frisian
- ag iompar clainne, torrachIrish
- trom, torrachScottish Gaelic
- מעברת, בהיריוןHebrew
- barnshafandi, óléttur, vanfær, þungaður, ófrískurIcelandic
- gravida, pregna, incinta, gravidoItalian
- おめでた, 妊娠Japanese
- باردار, زگ, جووت گیان, دوو گیانKurdish
- praegnāns, gravidaLatin
- grūts, grūsnsLatvian
- bunting, berbadan dua, mengandung, hamilMalay
- betekenisvol, pregnant, drachtig, zwangerDutch
- gravid, høggravidNorwegian Nynorsk
- høggravid, høygravid, gravid, drektig, svangerNorwegian
- prenha, grávidaPortuguese
- en speranzaRomansh
- pregnant, borțoasă, însărcinată, gravidăRomanian
- беременная, в положенииRussian
- prinzu, pringiu, prossimuSardinian
- trúdan, bremènit, тру́дан, бремѐнитSerbo-Croatian
- havande, gravidSwedish
- కడుపుతో ఉన్న, గర్భిణిTelugu
- ท้อง, ตั้งครรภ์, มีครรภ์Thai
- gebe, hamileTurkish
- có thai, có chửa, có mang thaiVietnamese
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