Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having grest weight; important; influential.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "weighty":

  1. The captain's words were few and weighty. - "Leaves from a Field Note-Book", J. H. Morgan.
  2. Noah himself seemed staggered; for, I believe, he had fallen on the simple and natural expedient of inquiring what he himself would have thought of the conduct of a colleague who had given a vote on a subject so weighty, without exposing a motive. - "The Monikins", J. Fenimore Cooper.
  3. Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Representatives: In pursuing the various and weighty business of the present session I indulge the fullest persuasion that your consultation will be equally marked with wisdom and animated by the love of your country. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.