Definition of Weighty in English :

Define Weighty in English

Weighty meaning in English

Meaning of Weighty in English

Pronunciation of Weighty in English

Weighty pronunciation in English

Pronounce Weighty in English


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1. weighty

having relatively great weight; heavy

Example Sentences:
'a weighty load'
'a weighty package'

2. cogent, telling, weighty

powerfully persuasive

Example Sentences:
'a cogent argument'
'a telling presentation'
'a weighty argument'

3. grave, grievous, heavy, weighty

of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

Example Sentences:
'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

weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry

Example Sentences:
'weighty problems'

5. corpulent, obese, rotund, weighty

excessively fat

Example Sentences:
'a weighty man'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of weighty
adjectiveWord forms: weightier or weightiest
having great weight
important or momentous
causing anxiety or worry

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see synonyms of weighty
adjectiveWord forms: ˈweightier or ˈweightiest
having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
burdensome; oppressive
weighty responsibilities
of great significance or moment; serious
weighty matters of state
of great influence, power, importance, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of weighty
adj. weight·i·er, weight·i·est
1. Having considerable weight; heavy. See Synonyms at heavy.
2. Burdensome; oppressive: weighty problems. See Synonyms at burdensome.
3. Of great consequence; serious or momentous: the weighty matters before the delegates at the peace talks.
4. Having great power or influence: a weighty argument.

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