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weighty meaning and definition

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WEIGHTY adjective

Definition of weighty (adjective)

  1. having relatively great weight; heavy
    • "a weighty load"; "a weighty package"
    • antonym: weightless
  2. powerfully persuasive
    • "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"
    • synonyms: cogent, telling
  3. of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    • "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"
    • synonyms: grave, grievous, heavy
  4. weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry
    • "weighty problems"
  5. excessively fat
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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