heftiness

heftiness
noun
1. possessing muscular strength
Syn: ↑brawn, ↑brawniness, ↑muscle, ↑muscularity, ↑sinew
Derivationally related forms: ↑sinewy (for: ↑sinew), ↑muscular (for: ↑muscularity), ↑muscular (for: ↑muscle), ↑muscle (for: ↑muscle), ↑brawny (for: ↑brawniness), ↑brawny (for: ↑brawn)
Hypernyms: ↑strength
2. the property of being large in mass
Syn: ↑heft, ↑massiveness, ↑ponderousness, ↑ponderosity
Derivationally related forms: ↑ponderous (for: ↑ponderosity), ↑ponderous (for: ↑ponderousness), ↑massive (for: ↑massiveness), ↑hefty, ↑hefty (for: ↑heft)
Hypernyms: ↑heaviness, ↑weightiness

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  • heftiness — noun see hefty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heftiness — See heftily. * * * …   Universalium

  • heftiness — noun The property of being hefty …   Wiktionary

  • heftiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …   English dictionary for students

  • heftiness — n. importance, influence; weight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heftiness — heft·i·ness …   English syllables

  • massiveness — noun 1. an unwieldy largeness • Syn: ↑bulkiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑massive, ↑bulky (for: ↑bulkiness) • Hypernyms: ↑largeness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponderosity — noun the property of being large in mass • Syn: ↑heft, ↑heftiness, ↑massiveness, ↑ponderousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ponderous, ↑ponderous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponderousness — noun 1. an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition • Syn: ↑heaviness • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hefty — adjective (heftier; est) Date: 1863 1. quite heavy 2. a. marked by bigness, bulk, and usually strength < a hefty football player > b. powerful, mighty c. impressively large ; substantial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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