weighty adjective \ˈwā-tē\
: having a lot of weight
: very important and serious
: having the power to influence the opinions of other people
a : of much importance or consequence : momentous <a weighty problem>
b : solemn
a : weighing a considerable amount
b : heavy in proportion to its bulk <weighty metal>
Examples of WEIGHTY
- She grabbed a weighty book off the shelf.
- The film deals with some weighty issues.
- Those are weighty arguments in your favor.
- He was a weighty figure in the art world.
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