What does weighty mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weightyadjective

    having relatively great weight; heavy

    "a weighty load"; "a weighty package"

  2. cogent, telling, weightyadjective

    powerfully persuasive

    "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"

  3. grave, grievous, heavy, weightyadjective

    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"

  4. weightyadjective

    weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry

    "weighty problems"

  5. corpulent, obese, weighty, rotundadjective

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"

Wiktionary

  1. weightyadjective

    Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body.

  2. weightyadjective

    Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.

  3. weightyadjective

    Rigorous; severe; afflictive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weighty

    having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body

  2. Weighty

    adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous

  3. Weighty

    rigorous; severe; afflictive

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weighty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weighty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of weighty in a Sentence

  1. Andersen Brower:

    When they wade into weighty policy issues, as Hillary Clinton did, it always breaks bad for them. When Barbara Bush held a baby suffering from AIDS, it sent an extremely powerful message at a time when some people were worried about catching AIDS simply by touching someone who had it, first ladies don't have to make a campaign of something, they just need to make sure the press is there to capture a moment. Barbara Bush knew how consequential that photo would become.

  2. James Comey:

    It's an unusual case, an important case and it's a challenge for all of us to deal with some pretty weighty issues that really haven't been dealt with before.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    The heart carries heavy loads when it is being trained to carry weighty blessings.

  4. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf:

    I take this action only after significant consideration and reflection, there is perhaps no more weighty a responsibility assigned to the governor than his or her role as the final check in the capital punishment process.

  5. Morgan Ortagus:

    The United States and the DPRK [ North Korea ] will not overcome a legacy of 70 years of war and hostility on the Korean Peninsula through the course of Earlier Saturday, these are weighty issues, and they require a strong commitment by both countries. United States has that commitment.

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