burdensomeness vs heaviness what difference

what is difference between burdensomeness and heaviness

English

Etymology

burdensome +‎ -ness

Noun

burdensomeness (uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of being burdensome.

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English

Etymology

From Middle English hevinesse, from Old English hefiġnes (heaviness). Equivalent to heavy +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛvɪnəs/

Noun

heaviness (countable and uncountable, plural heavinesses)

  1. The state of being heavy; weight, weightiness, force of impact or gravity.
  2. (archaic) Oppression; dejectedness, sadness; low spirits.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vii:
      First got with guile, and then preseru’d with dread, / And after spent with pride and lauishnesse, / Leauing behind them griefe and heauinesse.
  3. (obsolete) Drowsiness.
    • c. 1610-11, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act I scene ii[1]:
      Miranda: The strangeness of your story put / Heaviness in me.

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