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  • n. The property of being hefty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of being large in mass
  • n. possessing muscular strength


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • To this diminutive frame, however, she brought a fierce force of personality, the lightness of body counterbalanced by the heftiness of soul.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Sir Orban2s squire is a handsome, dark-haired lad inclining to heftiness, the nephew of Sir Ramiro of the Maw, who was defeated by his own wine and by Sir Prosper Inverno on the first day of the tournament.


  • Janice Knoll could only recall the mental heftiness of the speed experience.

    Buried Alive, The Biography of Janis Joplin

  • Apple iPhone 4 to include 512MB of RAM - While current Android handsets and Windows Mobile phones of yore boast of their prowess, by proclaiming the heftiness of their internal RAM,

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Maylem says because other members complained or there was a marked difference in recent photos, 5,000 members were kicked off the site for holiday heftiness. - Philadelphia's Source For Breaking News, Weather, Traffic and Sports

  • Instead, the comedy comes directly from our wannabe McClane dealing with his own hindering heftiness. Movie Reviews

  • And with the storing up of fats comes, well, not surprisingly enough - an unwelcome heftiness around the belly, however, I find myself still feeling an overall sense of coldness inside.

    Milk and Cookies

  • I have it on good authority that Lou Gramm's heftiness is due to the medication he takes to prevent re-occurrence of his brain cancer.

  • As we've already seen, flash recycle times are pretty laggy if you're using alkaline AAs, especially, and the cells add to the SX110's overall heftiness, but the convenience of being able to get fresh power just about anywhere in the world can't be overstated. Digital Camera News and Reviews

  • "The heftiness of the win means that the nationalistic sentiment need not be muzzled since the disposition is positive.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories


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