HEAV'ILY, adverb hev'ily. [from heavy.] With great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded.
1. With great weight of grief; grievously; afflictively. When calamities fall heavily on the christian, he finds consolation in Christ.
2. Sorrowfully; with grief.
I came hither to transport the tidings,
Which I have heavily borne.
3. With an air of sorrow or dejection.
Why looks your Grace so heavily to day?
4. With weight; oppressively. Taxes sometimes bear heavily on the people.
5. Slowly and laboriously; with difficulty; as, to move heavily
So they drove them heavily Exodus 14:25.