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51 in 50 verses (in OT : 42 in 41 verses) (in NT : 9 in 9 verses)


pregnanta. [L. praegnans, -antis; prae before + genere, gignere, to beget: cf. F. prégnant. See Gender, 2d Kin.].
  •  Being with young, as a female; having conceived; great with young; breeding; teeming; gravid; preparing to bring forth.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Heavy with important contents, significance, or issue; full of consequence or results; weighty; as, pregnant replies.  E. Everett.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Full of promise; abounding in ability, resources, etc.; as, a pregnant youth.  Evelyn.  [1913 Webster]
    "Wherein the pregnant enemy does much."  [1913 Webster]
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.
     A pregnant woman.  Dunglison.  [1913 Webster]
pregnanta. [F. prenant taking. Cf. Pregnable.].
     Affording entrance; receptive; yielding; willing; open; prompt.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


pregnant, adj.
1 (of a woman or female animal) having a child or young developing in the uterus.
2 full of meaning; significant or suggestive (a pregnant pause).
3 (esp. of a person's mind) imaginative, inventive.
4 (foll. by with) plentifully provided (pregnant with danger).

pregnant construction Gram. one in which more is implied than the words express (e.g. not have a chance implying of success etc.).
pregnantly adv. (in sense 2).
ME f. F pr{eacute}gnant or L praegnans -antis, earlier praegnas (prob. as PRAE-, (g)nasci be born)



abecedarian, aboriginal, abounding, abundant, allegorical, antenatal, anticipating, associational, autochthonous, basal, basic, beginning, big, big with child, big-laden, blooming, bountiful, breeding, budding, bursting, bursting out, carrying, carrying a fetus, central, charged, climacteric, conceptive, conceptual, connotational, connotative, consequential, copious, creative, critical, crucial, decisive, definable, denotational, denotative, elemental, elementary, eloquent, embryonic, emergent, esemplastic, exigent, expectant, expecting, expressive, extended, extensional, exuberant, facund, fecund, fertile, fetal, figurative, flourishing, formative, foundational, fraught, fructiferous, fruitful, full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, fundamental, generative, generous, genetic, germinal, gestating, gestatory, gone, gravid, great, heavy, heavy with child, ideational, ideative, imaginative, important, in embryo, in its infancy, in ovo, in the bud, inaugural, inceptive, inchoate, inchoative, incipient, incunabular, indicative, infant, infantile, ingenious, initial, initiative, initiatory, inspired, intelligible, intensional, interpretable, introductory, inventive, kairotic, knocked up, loaded, lush, luxuriant, meaning, meaningful, meaty, metaphorical, momentous, nascent, natal, notional, original, originative, parturient, pithy, pivotal, plenteous, plentiful, pointed, postnatal, preggers, prenatal, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primogenial, primordial, pristine, procreative, productive, proliferous, prolific, protogenic, radical, readable, referential, replete, rich, rudimental, rudimentary, seminal, sententious, shaping, significant, significative, substantial, suggestive, superabundant, superfetate, superimpregnated, swarming, symbolic, teeming, thriving, transferred, uberous, up the spout, ur, visioned, weighty, with child




N conciseness, brevity, the soul of wit, laconism, Tacitus, ellipsis, syncope, abridgment, compression, epitome, monostich, brunch word, portmanteau word, concise, brief, short, terse, close, to the point, exact, neat, compact, compressed, condensed, pointed, laconic, curt, pithy, trenchant, summary, pregnant, compendious, succinct, elliptical, epigrammatic, quaint, crisp, sententious, concisely, briefly, summarily, in brief, in short, in a word, in a few words, for shortness sake, to come to the point, to make a long story short, to cut the matter short, to be brief, it comes to this, the long and the short of it is, brevis esse laboro obscurus fio.


N importance, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness, import, significance, concern, emphasis, interest, greatness, superiority, notability, weight, value, usefulness, gravity, seriousness, solemnity, no joke, no laughing matter, pressure, urgency, stress, matter of life and death, memorabilia, notabilia, great doings, red-letter day, great thing, great point, main chance, the be all and the end all, cardinal point, substance, gist, sum and substance, gravamen, head and front, important part, principal part, prominent part, essential part, half the battle, sine qua non, breath of one's nostrils, cream, salt, core, kernel, heart, nucleus, keynote, keystone, corner stone, trump card, salient points, top sawyer, first fiddle, prima donna, chief, triton among the minnows, 'it', important, of importance, momentous, material, to the point, not to be overlooked, not to be despised, not to be sneezed at, egregious, weighty, of note, notable, prominent, salient, signal, memorable, remarkable, unforgettable, worthy of remark, worthy of notice, never to be forgotten, stirring, eventful, grave, serious, earnest, noble, grand, solemn, impressive, commanding, imposing, urgent, pressing, critical, instant, paramount, essential, vital, all-absorbing, radical, cardinal, chief, main, prime, primary, principal, leading, capital, foremost, overruling, of vital importance in the front rank, first-rate, superior, considerable, marked, rare, significant, telling, trenchant, emphatic, pregnant, tanti, materially, in the main, above all, kat' exochin, par excellence, to crown all, to beat all, expende Hannibalem!.


N destiny, future existence, post existence, hereafter, future state, next world, world to come, after life, futurity, everlasting life, everlasting death, life beyond the grave, world beyond the grave, prospect, impending, destined, about to be, happen, coming, in store, to come, going to happen, instant, at hand, near, near, close at hand, over hanging, hanging over one's head, imminent, brewing, preparing, forthcoming, int he wind, on the cards, in reserve, that will, is to be, in prospect, looming in the distance, horizon, future, unborn, in embryo, int he womb of time, futurity, pregnant, in time, the long run, all in good time, eventually, whatever may happen, as chance would have it.


N production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture, building, architecture, erection, edification, coinage, diaster, organization, nisus formativus, putting together, establishment, workmanship, performance, achievement, flowering, fructification, inflorescence, bringing forth, parturition, birth, birth-throe, childbirth, delivery, confinement, accouchement, travail, labor, midwifery, obstetrics, geniture, gestation, assimilation, evolution, development, growth, entelechy, fertilization, gemination, germination, heterogamy, genesis, generation, epigenesis, procreation, progeneration, propagation, fecundation, impregnation, albumen, spontaneous generation, archegenesis, archebiosis, biogenesis, abiogenesis, digenesis, dysmerogenesis, eumerogenesis, heterogenesis, oogenesis, merogenesis, metogenesis, monogenesis, parthenogenesis, homogenesis, xenogenesis, authorship, publication, works, opus, oeuvre, biogeny, dissogeny, xenogeny, tocogony, vacuolization, edifice, building, structure, fabric, erection, pile, tower, flower, fruit, produced, producing, productive of, prolific, creative, formative, genetic, genial, genital, pregnant, enceinte, big with, fraught with, in the family way, teeming, parturient, in the straw, brought to bed of, puerperal, puerperous, digenetic, heterogenetic, oogenetic, xenogenetic, ectogenous, gamic, haematobious, sporogenous, sporophorous, architectonic, ex nihilo nihil, fiat lux, materiam superabat opus, nemo dat quod non habet.


N productiveness, fecundity, fertility, luxuriance, uberty, pregnancy, pullulation, fructification, multiplication, propagation, procreation, superfetation, milch cow, rabbit, hydra, warren, seed plot, land flowing with milk and honey, second crop, aftermath, aftercrop, aftergrowth, arrish, eddish, rowen, protoplasm, fertilization, productive, prolific, teeming, teemful, fertile, fruitful, frugiferous, fruit-bearing, fecund, luxuriant, pregnant, uberous, procreant, procreative, generative, life-giving, spermatic, multiparous, omnific, propagable, parturient, profitable.

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