What does the word weighty mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Weightiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having grest weight; important; influential.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Weightly.

Usage examples for weighty

  1. The captain's words were few and weighty. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by 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 by 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 by Various
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