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weighty

weighty - Dictionary definition and meaning for word weighty

Definition
(adj) having relatively great weight; heavy
Example Sentence
  • a weighty load
  • a weighty package

Definition
(adj) powerfully persuasive
Synonyms : cogent , telling
Example Sentence
  • a cogent argument
  • a telling presentation
  • a weighty argument

Definition
(adj) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
Synonyms : grave , grievous , heavy
Example Sentence
  • grave responsibilities
  • faced a grave decision in a time of crisis
  • a grievous fault
  • heavy matters of state
  • the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference

Definition
(adj) weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry
Example Sentence
  • weighty problems

Definition
(adj) excessively fat
Synonyms : corpulent , obese , rotund
Example Sentence
  • a weighty man

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