What is another word for heady?

Pronunciation: [hˈɛdi] (IPA)

The word 'heady' refers to something that is intoxicating, potent, or overwhelming. There are several synonyms for the word, including strong, powerful, potent, headstrong, intense, and overwhelming. Each of these words captures the essence of 'heady' in its own way. 'Strong' and 'potent' emphasize the intensity of the experience, while 'intense' emphasizes the emotional impact. 'Headstrong' refers to someone who is stubborn and determined. Similarly, 'overwhelming' is used to describe something that is too much to handle or bear. In any case, the word 'heady' and its synonyms are all effective in describing something that is powerful and intense.

Synonyms for Heady:

What are the hypernyms for Heady?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for heady?

The word "heady" refers to something that is intense, powerful or exhilarating. Its antonyms are mild, dull, bland, tepid, weak and insipid. Mild refers to something that is not strong, forceful or intense. On the other hand, dull is the opposite of lively or exciting. Bland means that something is lacking in flavor or excitement. Tepid refers to something that is lukewarm or lacking in enthusiasm. Weak means lacking in strength, force or intensity. Lastly, insipid refers to something that is lacking in taste or flavor, or is dull and uninteresting. These antonyms are helpful in describing the opposite of a "heady" experience.

Usage examples for Heady

The Galleons had, at first, been inclined to consider Clare's obvious preference for Peter as the simplest desire to be part of a general rather heady enthusiasm.
Hugh Walpole
He began to walk faster; he curbed a heady desire to break into a run.
"The Desert Valley"
Jackson Gregory
You've got height and a good long reach; and you're quick and heady.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour

Famous quotes with Heady

  • There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • I was so flattered to be asked to be in the movies - the idea of being paid to act was heady stuff.
    Piper Laurie
  • The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions.
    Audre Lorde
  • Any entertainer who tells you that the adoration of fans is not a heady experience probably never had the experience.
    Charley Pride
  • Success can be harder to take than failure in a lot of ways. It brings with it a responsibility. You have to learn that all the highs don't last forever. For every high, there's a corresponding low. It's why young kids often go to pieces. When they get so popular they can't go out of their hotel rooms, that's when they turn to drugs. Success can be very dangerous, very heady.
    Howard Keel

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