Weighty

Weight"y

(?), a. [Compar. Weightier (?); superl. Weightiest.]
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1. Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body.
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2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous. "For sundry weighty reasons." Shak.
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Let me have your advice in a weighty affair.
Swift.
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3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive. [R.] "Attend our weightier judgment." Shak.
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Syn. -- Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible; momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent.
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