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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 preg·nant /ˈprɛgnənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 preg·nant /ˈprɛgnənt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Preg·nant a.
 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. A pregnant argument.” --Prynne. A pregnant brevity.”
 3. Full of promise; abounding in ability, resources, etc.; as, a pregnant youth. [Obs.]
    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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Preg·nant, n. A pregnant woman. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Preg·nant, a.  Affording entrance; receptive; yielding; willing; open; prompt. [Obs.] Pregnant to good pity.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: carrying developing offspring within the body or being about
             to produce new life [ant: nonpregnant]
      2: rich in significance or implication; "a meaning look";
         "pregnant with meaning" [syn: meaning(a), significant]
      3: filled with or attended with; "words fraught with meaning";
         "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant
         with suspense" [syn: fraught(p)]