Pregnant

Definition of Pregnant

Preg´nant
a.1.
1.Being with young, as a female; having conceived; great with young; breeding; teeming; gravid; preparing to bring forth.
2.Heavy with important contents, significance, or issue; full of consequence or results; weighty; as, pregnant replies.
3.Full of promise; abounding in ability, resources, etc.; as, a pregnant youth.
Wherein the pregnant enemy does much.
- Shak.
Pregnant construction
(Rhet.) one in which more is implied than is said; as, the beasts trembled forth from their dens, that is, came forth trembling with fright.
n.1.A pregnant woman.
a.1.Affording entrance; receptive; yielding; willing; open; prompt.

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