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Definition 1: having relatively great weight; heavy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where weighty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a weighty load
  • a weighty package

Definition 2: excessively fat - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where weighty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a weighty man

Synonyms for weighty in the sense of this definition

(weighty is similar to ...) having an (over)abundance of flesh

"he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

Definition 3: weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where weighty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • weighty problems

(weighty is similar to ...) marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness

"a heavy heart" "a heavy schedule" "heavy news" "a heavy silence" "heavy eyelids"

Definition 4: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where weighty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for weighty in the sense of this definition

(weighty is similar to ...) of great significance or value

"important people" "the important questions of the day"

Definition 5: powerfully persuasive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where weighty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cogent argument
  • a telling presentation
  • a weighty argument

Synonyms for weighty in the sense of this definition

(weighty is similar to ...) intended or having the power to induce action or belief

"persuasive eloquence" "a most persuasive speaker" "a persuasive argument"

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