heftiness


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heft·y

 (hĕf′tē)
adj. heft·i·er, heft·i·est
1. Of considerable weight; heavy.
2. Big and strong; stout or muscular. See Synonyms at heavy.
3. Strong and sturdy: a hefty door.
4. Of considerable size or amount; substantial: a hefty serving of mashed potatoes; received a hefty bonus.

heft′i·ly adv.
heft′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heftiness - possessing muscular strength
strength - the property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength"
2.heftiness - the property of being large in mass
heaviness, weightiness - the property of being comparatively great in weight; "the heaviness of lead"

heftiness

noun
The state or quality of being physically heavy:
Informal: avoirdupois.
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It will easily match the heftiness of the lamb, but watch out for its 14% whack of alcohol.
A combination of gnocchi with goat's cheese, roast baby plum tomatoes, basil puree and a drizzling of good oil was similarly fresh, with a deftness of touch to balance the heftiness of the gnocchi.
There was still that assuring, rugged heftiness that Saab loyalists love - but it did look leaner.
Every horse in the race has been lumbered with an extra 9lb in the weights with many shrewd punters pinpointing Alan King's Smad Place as the main beneficiary in the heftiness hike.
Every horse in the race has been lumbered with an extra 9lb in the ye weights with many shrewd punters pinpointing Alan King's Smad Place as the main beneficiary in the heftiness hike.
Despite the occasional handling of the content with frisking light, the heftiness of a state of great commotion, confusion and disquiet is unavoidable as we leaf through the book.
The heftiness of this work is as impressive as the quality of the scholarship by which Shaw guides his readers through an amazingly detailed account of violence between the Christian churches of Africa in the Augustinian era, or rather from the beginning of the Donatist dissent from Catholic Christianity until the triumph of the Arian Vandals over the African provinces in the 430s that brought an end to the split.
Nearly two-thirds of overweight people recognise the perils of their heftiness but fail to do anything about it, said Cancer Research UK.