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pregnant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pregnant

  1. 1 containing unborn young within the body <we only realized that our cat had been pregnant when she unexpectedly delivered three kittens> Synonyms big, caught, enceinte, expectant, expecting, gone, gravid, heavy, quick [archaic] Related Words parturient, prenatal; childbearing, gestational; brooding; conceiving, impregnated Phrases with child, with young Near Antonyms barren, infertile; aborting, miscarrying; delivered Antonyms nonpregnant

  2. 2 clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood) <a pregnant silence followed the ill-advised attempt at humor> Synonyms eloquent, meaning, meaningful, expressive, revealing, revelatory, significant, suggestiveRelated Words graphic (also graphical), pictorial, vivid; evocative, redolent, reminiscent; sententious, weighty; flavorful, full-bodied, richAntonyms unexpressive




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