Definition of heady
- heady wine
- being in such distinguished company was a heady experience
- a heady sauce
- a heady variety
- a man of heady accomplishments
The plane soared to heady heights.
They were heady with their newfound success.
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blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched;
on cloud nine, over the moon;
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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