What does weighty mean?

Definitions for weighty
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weighty(adj)

    having relatively great weight; heavy

    "a weighty load"; "a weighty package"

  2. cogent, telling, weighty(adj)

    powerfully persuasive

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

  3. grave, grievous, heavy, weighty(adj)

    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. weighty(adj)

    weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry

    "weighty problems"

  5. corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund(adj)

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"

Wiktionary

  1. weighty(Adjective)

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

  2. weighty(Adjective)

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

  3. weighty(Adjective)

    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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How to say weighty in sign language?

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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. William Consovoy:

    Federal courts may not decline to resolve a controversy within their traditional competence and proper jurisdiction simply because, as is the situation here, the question is difficult, the consequences weighty, or the potential real for conflict with the policy preferences of the political branches.

  2. 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.

  3. Oscar W. Firkins:

    Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders.

  4. Matshona Dhliwayo:

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

  5. 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.

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