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Meaning of WEIGHTY

Pronunciation:  'weytee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"
  2. [adj]  excessively fat; "a weighty man"
  3. [adj]  having relatively great weight; heavy; "a weighty load"; "a weighty package"
  4. [adj]  weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry; "weighty problems"
  5. [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"
 

WEIGHTY is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: cogent, corpulent, fat, forceful, grave, grievous, heavy, important, obese, of import, rotund, telling
 
 Antonyms: weightless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Weight"y\, a. [Compar. {Weightier}; superl.
{Weightiest}.]
1. Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body.

2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince;
   important; forcible; serious; momentous. ``For sundry
   weighty reasons.'' --Shak.

         Let me have your advice in a weighty affair.
                                               --Swift.

3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive. [R.] ``Attend our weightier
   judgment.'' --Shak.

Syn: Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible;
     momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent.

 

 

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