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1. Carrying developing offspring within the body.
a. Weighty or significant; full of meaning: a conversation occasionally punctuated by pregnant pauses.
b. Of great or potentially great import, implication, or moment: "It was a politically pregnant time in Poland" (New York).
3. Filled or fraught; replete: "This was, from the Party's point of view, both deplorable in itself and pregnant with danger for the future" (Robert Conquest).
4. Having a profusion of ideas; creative or inventive.
5. Producing results; fruitful: a pregnant decision.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin praegnāns, praegnant-, variant of praegnās; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
Convincing; cogent. Used of an argument or a proof.