PREG'NANT, adjective [Latin proegnans; supposed to be compounded of proe, before, and geno; Gr. to beget.]
1. Being with young, as a female; breeding; teeming.
2. Fruitful; fertile; impregnating; as pregnant streams.
3. Full of consequence; as a pregnant instance of infatuation.
An egregious and pregnant instance how far virtue surpasses ingenuity.
4. East to admit or receive.
5. Free; kind; ready; witty; apt. [Not proper.]
6. Plain; clear; evident; full. [Not in use.]