Definition of Heavily

1. Adverb. To a considerable degree. "He relied heavily on others' data"

Exact synonyms: To A Great Extent
Partainyms: Heavy



2. Adverb. In a heavy-footed manner. "He walked heavily up the three flights to his room"
Partainyms: Heavy

3. Adverb. With great force. "She hit her arm heavily against the wall"
Partainyms: Heavy

4. Adverb. In a manner designed for heavy duty. "Heavily armed"
Partainyms: Heavy-duty

5. Adverb. Slowly as if burdened by much weight. "Time hung heavy on their hands"
Exact synonyms: Heavy
Partainyms: Heavy

6. Adverb. In a labored manner. "He breathed heavily"
Partainyms: Heavy

7. Adverb. Indulging excessively. "He drank heavily"
Exact synonyms: Hard, Intemperately
Antonyms: Lightly
Partainyms: Intemperate

Definition of Heavily

1. adv. In a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded.

Definition of Heavily

1. Adverb. in a heavy manner ¹

2. Adverb. with a great weight ¹

3. Adverb. to a considerable degree, to a great extent ¹

4. Adverb. in a manner designed for heavy duty ¹

5. Adverb. so as to be thick or heavy ¹

6. Adverb. in a laboured manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heavily

1. heavy [adv] - See also: heavy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heavily

heavenric
heavens
heavens above
heavenward
heavenwardly
heavenwards
heaver
heavers
heaves
heavied
heavier
heavier-than-air
heavier-than-air craft
heavies
heaviest
heavily (current term)
heavily traveled
heaviness
heavinesses
heaving
heaving line bend
heaving line bends
heavings
heavisome
heavy
heavy(a)
heavy(p)
heavy-armed
heavy-coated
heavy-duty

Literary usage of Heavily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"But Great-heart their guide made first his approach unto Grim, and laid so heavily at him with his sword, that he forced him to retreat. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"dense enough, produced pot metal more heavily charged with colour. ... of the flesh and sundry minute details in a window for the most part heavily leaded, ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... more heavily charged with colour. This was wilfully streaked, mottled and quasi- accidentally varied; some of it was opalescent; much of it was more ..."

4. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana (1897)
"The crew all said that it was in vain, for the man did not know how to swim, and was very heavily dressed. So we then filled away and kept on our course. ..."

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