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English adjective: weighty

1. weighty having relatively great weight; heavy


SamplesA weighty load.
A weighty package.


Antonymsweightless

2. weighty powerfully persuasive


SamplesA cogent argument.
A telling presentation.
A weighty argument.


Synonymscogent, telling


Similarpersuasive


Antonymsdissuasive

3. weighty of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought


SamplesGrave 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.


Synonymsgrave, grievous, heavy


Similarimportant, of import


Antonymsunimportant

4. weighty weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry


SamplesWeighty problems.


Similarheavy


Antonymslight

5. weighty excessively fat


SamplesA weighty man.


Synonymscorpulent, obese, rotund


Similarfat


Antonymslean, thin









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