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Synonyms of 'heaviness'

(noun) 
the heaviness of earthbound matter
Synonyms
weight
Try to reduce the weight of the load.
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ponderousness
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heftiness
(noun) 
There was a heaviness in the air that stunned them.
Synonyms
sluggishness
a medical condition which causes sluggishness and bad breath
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torpor
The sick person gradually falls into a torpor.
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numbness
She swung from emotional numbness to overwhelming fear and back again.
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lassitude
Symptoms of anaemia include general fatigue and lassitude.
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languor
She, in her languor, had not troubled to eat much.
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deadness
(noun) 
a heaviness in his reply which discouraged further questioning
Synonyms
sadness
It is with a mixture of sadness and joy that I say farewell.
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depression
I slid into a depression and found it hard to go to work.
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gloom
the deepening gloom over the economy
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melancholy
We watched the process with an air of melancholy.
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despondency
There's a mood of gloom and despondency in the country.
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dejection
There was a slight air of dejection about her.
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gloominess
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glumness
(noun) 
Synonyms
onerousness
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oppressiveness
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weightiness
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arduousness
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burdensomeness
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grievousness

Additional synonyms

in the sense of dejection
There was a slight air of dejection about her.
Synonyms
low spirits,
blues,
dumps (informal),
the hump (British, informal),
gloominess,
heavy-heartedness,
downheartedness
in the sense of depression
Definition
a mental state in which a person has feelings of gloom and inadequacy
I slid into a depression and found it hard to go to work.
Synonyms
the dumps (informal),
the blues,
hopelessness,
the hump (British, informal),
bleakness,
melancholia,
wretchedness,
low spirits,
gloominess,
dolefulness,
cheerlessness,
downheartedness
in the sense of despondency
There's a mood of gloom and despondency in the country.
Synonyms
hopelessness,
the hump (British, informal),
wretchedness,
low spirits,
disconsolateness,
dispiritedness,
downheartedness

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Thesaurus for heaviness from the Collins English Thesaurus
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