heavily etymology

English word heavily comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) hefig (Heavy. Important. Oppressive, serious.), Old English (ca. 450-1100) hefiġ, Old English (ca. 450-1100) -līċe

Detailed word origin of heavily

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hefig Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Heavy. Important. Oppressive, serious.
hefiġ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
-līċe Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
hefiġlīċe Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
hefiglice Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Deeply, intensely, vehemently.. Heavily, grievously, sluggishly, dully, with grief, displeasure, or anger.
hevyliche Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
heavily English (eng) In a heavy manner.. In a laboured manner.. In a manner designed for heavy duty.. So as to be thick or heavy.. To a considerable degree, to a great extent.. With a great weight.

Words with the same origin as heavily

Descendants of hefig
heavy heavyweight
Descendants of -līċe
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