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ADJECTIVE (5)

1. having relatively great weight; heavy;
- Example: "a weighty load"
- Example: "a weighty package"

2. powerfully persuasive;
- Example: "a cogent argument"
- Example: "a telling presentation"
- Example: "a weighty argument"
[syn: cogent, telling, weighty]

3. of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought;
- Example: "grave responsibilities"
- Example: "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"
- Example: "a grievous fault"
- Example: "heavy matters of state"
- Example: "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"
[syn: grave, grievous, heavy, weighty]

4. weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry;
- Example: "weighty problems"

5. excessively fat;
- Example: "a weighty man"
[syn: corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weighty \Weight"y\, a. [Compar. Weightier; superl. Weightiest.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous. "For sundry weighty reasons." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Let me have your advice in a weighty affair. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive. [R.] "Attend our weightier judgment." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Heavy; ponderous; burdensome; onerous; forcible; momentous; efficacious; impressive; cogent. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

weighty adj 1: having relatively great weight; heavy; "a weighty load"; "a weighty package" [ant: weightless] 2: powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument" [syn: cogent, telling, weighty] 3: 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" [syn: grave, grievous, heavy, weighty] 4: weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry; "weighty problems" 5: excessively fat; "a weighty man" [syn: corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

224 Moby Thesaurus words for "weighty": Gargantuan, absolute, adducible, admissible, amplitudinous, ascendant, astronomical, attestative, attestive, authentic, authoritarian, authoritative, authorized, autocratic, awe-inspiring, awesome, based on, big, binding, boundless, bulky, burdensome, certain, charismatic, charming, circumstantial, clothed with authority, cogent, colossal, commanding, competent, conclusive, consequential, considerable, consistent, controlling, convincing, corpulent, cosmic, cumbersome, cumbrous, cumulative, damning, decisive, decorous, demanding, demure, determinative, dignified, documentary, documented, dominant, duly constituted, earnest, effective, effectual, efficacious, elevated, eminent, empowered, enchanting, enormous, estimable, evidential, evidentiary, ex officio, ex parte, exacting, exhausting, exigent, extensive, eye-witness, factual, fat, fatal, fateful, final, firsthand, fleshy, formal, formidable, founded on, frowning, galactic, gigantic, good, governing, grand, grave, great, grievous, grim, grim-faced, grim-visaged, grinding, gross, grounded on, harsh, hearsay, heavy, heavyweight, hefty, hegemonic, hegemonistic, huge, immeasurable, immense, imperative, implicit, important, imposing, incontrovertible, indicative, indisputable, infinite, influential, inspiring, irrefutable, irresistible, just, king-size, large, lawful, leaden, leading, legal, legitimate, lofty, logical, long-faced, magnetic, majestic, mammoth, massive, massy, material, meaningful, mighty, momentous, monocratic, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, moving, no-nonsense, noble, nuncupative, obese, official, onerous, oppressive, outsize, overburdensome, overgrown, overweight, overwhelming, personable, persuasive, ponderous, portentous, portly, potent, powerful, preeminent, prestigious, presumptive, probative, prodigious, prominent, puissant, ranking, reliable, reputable, ruling, sedate, self-consistent, senior, serious, severe, significant, sizable, sober, sober-minded, sobersided, solemn, solid, somber, sound, spacious, staid, stately, stone-faced, stout, straight-faced, strong, stupendous, suasive, sublime, substantial, sufficient, suggestive, superincumbent, superior, supreme, sure, symptomatic, taxing, telling, thoughtful, titanic, totalitarian, tough, tremendous, tyrannous, unsmiling, valid, vast, voluminous, wearing, wearying, well-founded, well-grounded, winning